Ice coats the railings leading to the North Pier Lighthouses as a photographers takes pictures on Jan. 10, 2015, in St. Joseph, Mich.
Don Campbell — AP
January 12, 2015 3:55 AM EST

Winter storms are predicted to continue inundating large portions of the U.S. with freezing rain and possible snowfall resulting in poor driving conditions for commuters on Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

“A snow and ice storm will continue to move northeastward from the mid-Mississippi Valley tonight and on Monday, bringing a swath of freezing rain from near St. Louis to southern New England,” read a report issued by the agency late on Sunday.

Wintry precipitation in and around Pittsburgh, Columbus and Indianapolis may result in slick road conditions, reported the Weather Channel. Swathes of Indiana, including Indianapolis, are likely to remain under ice-storm warnings until Monday morning.

The broadcaster also reported that the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas are likely to get hit with freezing rain and snow throughout Monday morning until the afternoon.

Further south, the National Weather Service warned of rain and possible thunderstorms in the Carolinas.

The latest surge of Arctic air this winter is likely to continue plaguing the upper Midwest and northern Atlantic states at least until the middle of the week, according to forecasters.

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