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TWO winter storms ‘will make landfall again in the Midwest and East this week’ after snowfall crippled states with 20 inches of snow

TWO winter storms could bring hazardous conditions to parts of the United States in the coming days after a 20-inch layer of snow fell in some areas.

Forecasters say millions of Americans could be affected by the latest waves of snow, hail and freezing rain following Deadly storm at the weekend.

Eastern US is bracing for more snow after a deadly winter storm over the weekend

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Eastern US is bracing for more snow after a deadly winter storm over the weekendCredit: Weather.com
Thick layers of snow have created dangerous conditions and caused thousands of flights to be delayed or canceled

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Thick layers of snow have created dangerous conditions and caused thousands of flights to be delayed or canceledCredit: Reuters
Up to 10 inches of snow fell in North Carolina, where two deaths were reported

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Up to 10 inches of snow fell in North Carolina, where two deaths were reportedCredit: Getty

This week’s first storm could bring 1 to 3 inches of snow for Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States begins Wednesday night, USA Today reported.

Cities in the storm’s path include Louisville, Kentucky, Charleston, South Carolina, and Washington DC, can see snow conditions through Thursday.

A second “stronger” winter storm is expected next Friday and Saturday for the Southeast and East Coast.

While forecasters continue to monitor expected impacts, residents in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York City and Boston are advised to pay close attention to the path of the storm.

CHARACTERISTICS OF SWEET

Extreme cold temperatures forecast again after heavy or more snow decreased in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend.

Severe ice, snow, wind and rain from winter storm Izzy caused power outages for tens of thousands of people, and airports have seen thousands of flights delayed and cancelled.

The National Weather Service reported 25.3 inches of snow fell in Ashtabula, Northeast Ohio in 12 hours.

The Department of Transportation warned motorists to avoid commuting if possible as other Ohio cities have seen one foot to 20 inches of snow.

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Winter conditions also affect North Carolina, where two people died Sunday when their car hit the road.

The state highway patrol said the preliminary cause of the crash was “above the safe speed for the conditions”.

A tractor-trailer skidded off the Highway 147 bridge in Durham as other motorists struggled to navigate in difficult conditions.

In Virginia, state police responded to approximately 1,000 traffic crashes and disabled vehicles.

The storm also produced an EF2 tornado in southwest Florida, where winds of 118 mph damaged and destroyed more than 80 mobile homes.

Three people with minor injuries were reported.

TRAVEL WARNING ONLY

The latest winter storm could cause more travel problems Friday through early Saturday from Georgia to the Carolinas, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and southern New Jersey, according to USA Today.

“There is no question that some locations can have a build-up of freezing rain large enough to not only be a travel hazard – they can also contribute to power outages and damage to trees.” forecasters. Weather channel reported.

Forecasters went on to say that the finer details, including which areas could see significant snow accumulation, sleet or freezing rain, remained uncertain.

Anyone traveling by plane is encouraged to check with their airline before arriving at the airport, and drivers are encouraged to reconsider travel if storms bring dangerous road conditions.

“The best way to avoid being in a car accident or getting stuck is to stay put,” said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.

“If you have to go, slow down, increase the distance behind and make sure to clear all the ice out of your vehicle.”

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