Saturday: Starts dry - Chance for rain showers later in the day.
Drivers are also being warned to expect unsettled weather.
On Sunday night, light snow is possible from southern IL northeastward into Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey and southern NY.
The good news is that once the Easter weekend is out of the way, there are signs that we could be set for a much warmer spell of weather. with Spring finally arriving by mid-April. Lighter accumulations are expected across N. Lower Michigan.
Meteorologist Martin Bowles said: "In terms of the forecast, Monday has clearly changed and there is now more of a risk of snowfall".
"Statistics from the Met Office show on average snow or sleet falls for 3.9 days in December, but 4.2 days in March".
The Met Office issues a yellow warning for snow over most of England and Wales on Bank Holiday Monday. The only areas expected to be spared from the burst of winter is the southwestern part of the state, where some rainfall is expected, and the extreme northeast. "Narrow bands of 6 inches or more". It will be a little windy with highs in the low to mid 50s.
The chilly temperatures will spread east and persist through much of the week ahead from the northern Rockies and Plains into much of the East.
A Met Office spokesperson told Mirror Online: "In terms of the rates suggesting that May being the sunniest and driest - that's correct for the United Kingdom as a whole, although that is not a guarantee of high temperatures".
Gusty winds are expected Saturday, which under the weight of the snow could bring down tree limbs and branches, and cause power outages. East wind around 6 miles per hour becoming north in the morning.
Behind Winter Storm Violet, colder temperatures will return this weekend.
James Madden, forecaster for ExactaWeather, said the "significant snow event" will mainly affect the northern half of the country.
Rain will turn to snow over the same regions of Tayside and Fife, Grampian and the Highlands as it did on Thursday.
Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers with a high near 55, the weather service said. We could be just cold enough for snowfall to try to accumulate in our southern counties.