AccuWeather reports the major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86 years is spreading from the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast.
The snow, which is being severely whipped around by strong winds across Ohio and Indiana, will accumulate more than a foot across the Northeast's interior, while soaking rain and strong winds slam the Northeast coast. An icy mix is preceding the rain along the I-95 corridor.
Below are some real-time updates on the winter storm:
9:40 a.m. EST Thundersnow being reported near Miamisburg and Dayton, Ohio.
9:13 a.m. EST Web cameras around Washington, D.C., showing a coating of snow in most areas. Roads are even snow-covered in Arlington, Va.
9:07 a.m. EST: The combination of heavy snow and winds gusting to 39 mph has dropped visibility down to one-eighth of a mile in Indianapolis, Ind.
8:00 a.m. EST: A total of 4 inches of snow has already been reported in Indianapolis, Ind.
7:30 a.m. EST: Heavy snow is falling across parts of Indiana into Ohio. Snow rates of up to 1 inch per hour are occurring in these areas. Snow is tapering off across southern Illinois and has ended in Arkansas where up to a foot has fallen.
The image above shows the radar for the storm.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was written by Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com