Will Your State Have a White Christmas this Year? December 19, 2016
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In order to have a White Christmas, there needs to be at least one inch of snow on the ground, and it does not have to snow on Christmas day.
North - States from Pennsylvania to Maine are likely to see a White Christmas. Following an ice storm over the weekend, I-95 in Maryland was closed due to major accidents. A 55 car pile up was due to a Tractor Trailer sliding off the highway, causing an explosion. Slick conditions on the road resulted from the ice storm, and conditions may still be icy for Christmas. Transportation on I-95 in Maryland for Christmas may be affected due to the extent of the accident.
West - States from Washington to Colorado are expecting to have snow for Christmas. As for California, in the South, they will have a temperature of 60 degrees and sunny throughout this week and for Christmas day. Parts of Northern and Eastern California are likely to have snow for Christmas.
Midwest - States from North Dakota to Ohio are also to expecting to have a white Christmas. Snow and icy conditions are expected for the Midwest, making traveling conditions dangerous. Roads throughout the week may be closed and further flights may be cancelled due to the unpredictable weather. The heaviest snowfall is likely to occur from North Dakota to South Dakota.
South - In the Southern states on Christmas Day, from Mississippi to Texas will have an average of 70 degree weather. Lower Florida will be hot, with a temperature of 85 degrees. Georgia to Virginia will have an average temperature of 60 degrees.