Snow and Ice in Northern Regions, Severe Thunderstorms for the South


From West to east, the northern latitudes of the US will see a wintry mix, snow, and potential ice storms; the South will see thunderstorms which could bring severe weather over four states, while rain along both coasts.

Here’s a look at today’s weather and your 3-day forecast.

Severe thunderstorms for the South

Thunderstorms will stretch from the central US in Texas, across the South to Georgia, and into the mid-South to Kentucky on Monday. The National Weather Service (NWS) warns of potentially strong thunderstorms that could bring severe weather over northeastern Texas into central and northern Louisiana, southern Arkansas, and western and central Mississippi.

NWS winter-related alerts

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued several winter-related alerts for Monday.

Winter storm warning: northeastern Minnesota; northern Wisconsin; northern Michigan.

Winter weather advisory: eastern Washington; northern Idaho; central and southeastern Montana; southeastern Wyoming; western Nebraska; western Colorado; eastern Utah; northeastern Minnesota; northern Wisconsin; northern and western Michigan; southern New Hampshire; southern and northern Maine.

Snow and ice in northern regions

The latest NWS forecast calls for a wintry mix over a vast section of the northern latitudes of the US on Monday.

In the West, mixed precipitation forecast over portions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and northern Arizona.

Mixed precipitation is forecast over portions of Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine in the east.

Snow forecast

Snow over northern and eastern Washington; northern and eastern Idaho; Montana; western, northern and southern Wyoming; eastern Utah; western Colorado; south-central North Dakota; northeastern South Dakota; Southwestern in northeastern Minnesota; northern Wisconsin; northern and northwestern Michigan.

The NWS has forecast a potential ice storm over central and northern New Hampshire into southwestern and northern Maine.

Rain along both coasts

Rain is forecast along the West Coast for portions of southern Washington, Oregon, and from northern to slightly north of Los Angeles. The rain will move inland over much of central and northern California, with mixed precipitation along the Nevada and Oregon border. Oregon and Washington will see mainly mixed precipitation inland.

On the East Coast, rain is forecast from northern Carolina to the coast of Maine. Rain will move inland over most North Carolina and Virginia, while in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, areas will see mixed precipitation.

Looking ahead: 3-day forecast

According to the NWS, here’s the remainder of your 3-day forecast, Tuesday into Wednesday.

Tuesday: Scattered areas of snow in the West, upper Midwest, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic. Thunderstorms from Eastern Texas to Georgia rain for the Carolinas in southern Florida.

Wednesday: Mixed precipitation increases in the West, scattered areas of snow. The upper Midwest will see snow along the northern tier, as will parts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Potential ice storm over the Virginias. Rain for the Carolinas. Thunderstorms continue in the South.