This image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center shows an early computer model forecasting the chances of a windy, strong sleet-snow storm hitting the East Coast this weekend, Jan. 22-23, 2016.  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via AP)

South, East brace for big storm, significant snowfall

On Wednesday, the weather service issued blizzard and winter storm watches for parts of Maryland, Washington, Virginia and West Virginia. The watches start as early as Thursday and stretch into Saturday.

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015 image released by NBC, Adele performs at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP)

Adele, Kendrick Lamar to perform at Grammys

The Recording Academy told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the British singer, leading nominee Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and Little Big Town will perform at the Feb. 15 show.