US New Year’s Eve forecast: Storms to take a break as cold air takes hold

By AccuWeather

Storms will take a little break across the nation as colder air expands southward and eastward for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

“The vast majority of the nation will be free of precipitation as 2015 comes to a close and the first hours of 2016 unfold,” AccuWeather Chief Long-Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok said.

Exceptions to the dry weather will be spotty snow and flurries downwind of the Great Lakes. Cities that may experience some snow include Sault Saint Marie and Kalamazoo, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; Cleveland; Erie, Pennsylvania; and Buffalo and Watertown, New York.

A small pocket of freezing drizzle may develop in part of the area that was hit by the blizzard after Christmas. Motorists should be on the lookout for slippery roads in eastern New Mexico and part of western Texas.

Continue reading at AccuWeather: US New Year’s Eve forecast: Storms to take a break as cold air takes hold

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