The Christmas Buffalo snowstorm of 2022 was the last major snowfall in the Northeast, but a nasty storm is expected to hit the mid-Atlantic and Northeast this weekend.
The local weather service station predicts snow and precipitation in New York City on Saturday and Sunday, but not a polar vortex. Washington, D.C., Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and other New England cities will also see heavy snow.
"It's good to start with a mindset that there are deadly threats everywhere," Van Tassel added. Consider that other road users may conduct actions that put you at risk, so have a plan to handle it.