People are advised to keep up to date with forecasts and travel conditions
Low pressure will move from the midwest through to the east coast, affecting states such as Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, New Jersey and more.
A winter storm is expected to move from parts of Washington, Oregon and California through the Midwest before hitting the eastern region, with up to 3 feet of snow expected in some local pockets.
The major storm system from the West has moved to the Northeast, with thousands of flight delays and cancelations causing severe travel disruption across the country following the Thanksgiving weekend.
Travel plans over the Thanksgiving period will be heavily affected by two major storm systems poised to sweep across the nation, moving through the West, the Midwest and the South.
"Whether or not it's snowstorms, ice storms or mixed events, I do feel this is going to be an active year for the Northeast," AccuWeather forecaster Paul Pastelok said in a report.
Some schools have proposed cutting into spring break in April or holding classes on Saturdays.
Call it a nor'easter, a "bomb cyclone," or a superstorm—in an era of worsening extreme weather, fierce winter systems like this are arriving with startling frequency.
Shoreline scavengers also found a host of other dead creatures.
The bomb cyclone was just the tip of the crazy weather iceberg.
Cold air mixed with the relatively warm waters of the Great Lakes to produce 'cloud streets.'
Get ready for colder than average temperatures across the lower 48.
Ice, freezing rain and winter storm warnings were in effect from the Texas panhandle north into Iowa and east through central Indiana.
Up to 50 million people could be affected by what meteorologist Nick Gregory calls a "classic nor'easter."
Hundreds sledded down Capitol Hill Thursday in defiance of a post-9/11 ban, but police seemed content to let the 'protesters' have their fun.