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Snow cover expands across northern United States

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We are now in the final four weeks of autumn, and snow cover is expanding south from Canada into the northern United States.  As of early this Sunday morning, 12.9% of the continental United States had snow cover.  Earlier this weekend, parts of northeastern Ohio, northwestern Pennsylvania and upstate New York gained some snow cover due to an episode of lake-effect snow. Early this morning, a few inches of snow fell across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, as well as the northern part of the Lower Peninsula.  While we stay dry through most of the workweek, a storm system on Tuesday may paint a narrow stripe of fresh snow a couple hundred miles to our southeast.  Later in the week, a temporary warming trend will unfold, but it won't be long before Toledo's first inch falls.

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