Snow will spread from the Great Lakes into New England through Thursday, bringing the first wintry conditions of 2019.

Snow that brought slippery travel to parts of Michigan on Wednesday will continue to spread across southern Ontario and into the northeastern United States Wednesday night and early Thursday.

“Although heavy snow is not expected, there can be enough accumulation from northern Michigan through northern New York and New England to cause some slippery road conditions,” said AccuWeather Meteorologist Steve Travis.

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“Although heavy snow is not expected, there can be enough accumulation from northern Michigan through northern New York and New England to cause some slippery road conditions,” said AccuWeather Meteorologist Steve Travis.

The heaviest snow will be confined to the Adirondacks of New York, as well as northern Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, where several inches of snow are expected.

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The timing of the snow will cause slick road conditions just ahead of the Thursday morning commute.

Some snow could accumulate on highways, including parts of I-90, I-81, I-87 and I-91, in addition to untreated sidewalks and secondary roadways.

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Farther south, temperatures will be just high enough to allow a wintry mix to occur.

The Hudson Valley through southern New England to Providence and Boston could see a brief burst of snow or wintry mix before ending as some light rain.

“There can also be some freezing rain or drizzle, in the higher elevations of Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio that can lead to slick roads,” Travis added.

The risk of freezing drizzle will close out Wednesday around Detroit. As the storm pushes eastward, the highest peaks of West Virginia could also get some freezing drizzle and wet snowflakes late Wednesday night.

For most areas, precipitation will come to an end by Thursday afternoon. This combined with increasing temperatures should bring an end to most slippery spots.

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Milder air will follow this storm. Temperatures will rise across much of the Great Lakes and Northeast by Friday and into the weekend. More wet weather is expected for the weekend, as a storm bringing heavy rain in the South moves northward.

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