Winter Weather Alerts for Northern Tier, Thunderstorms Over Central US

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A number of winter weather advisories for the Northwest, upper Midwest, and parts of the West, while thunderstorms will span over the plains, South and Ohio Valley, and a number of wind advisories for the West and Southwest.

Winter weather alerts

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a number of winter weather alerts for Tuesday.

Winter weather advisory: Eastern, southeastern and northwestern Washington; northern and northeast Oregon; central and western Colorado; north-central New Mexico; eastern North Dakota; northern, central and southeast Minnesota; northeastern Iowa; southern Wisconsin; northern Illinois; northern and central Michigan.

Winter storm warning: Southwestern Colorado

Wind advisory for Southwest, Northern Rockies

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory across parts of the West and Southwest, extending into the northern Rockies on Tuesday.

Wind advisories have been issued for central Montana; southeastern Wyoming; western Nebraska; southern, central, and northern New Mexico; extreme western Texas, Lubbock, and the South Plains, and farther east for portions of eastern Texas; northern Louisiana. Gusts could reach as high as 55 mph in some areas.

A high wind warning has been issued for parts of extreme western Texas, central Montana, southeastern Wyoming and western Nebraska. Gusts could reach as high as 65-70 mph in some areas.

Thunderstorms for Central US, Some severe

Thunderstorms will stretch across the central US today, extending from parts of the Southwest, into the Southern Plains and South, up into the Midwest, and portions of the Ohio Valley on Tuesday. The weather system will span across New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

Potential severe weather

The National Weather Service is warning of potential severe thunderstorms over much of Oklahoma, particularly in the central and northern areas.

Today’s US weather forecast: November 24, 2020

West: San Francisco 60, partly cloudy; Los Angeles 70, partly cloudy; Reno 50, sunny; Las Vegas 64, sunny; Salt Lake City 40, partly cloudy; Denver 42, snow.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 53, rain; Medford 54, partly cloudy; Boise 40, partly cloudy; Cut Bank 38, windy; Billings 46, sunny; Minot 31, windy; Rapid City 46, sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 72, sunny; Albuquerque 54, partly cloudy; El Paso 68, windy; San Antonio 83, partly cloudy; Brownsville 86, windy.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 70, windy; Dallas 73, thunderstorms; Oklahoma City 64, thunderstorms; Kansas City 52, rain; Minneapolis 39, rain.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 44, rain; St. Louis 56, rain; Detroit 42, rain; Cincinnati 52, cloudy.

South: Houston 81, partly cloudy; New Orleans 77, mostly sunny; Memphis 63, partly cloudy; Atlanta 61, mostly sunny; Charlotte 58, mostly sunny; Jacksonville 74, partly cloudy; Tampa 81, sunny; Miami 80, partly cloudy.

East: Norfolk 53, mostly sunny; Washington, D.C. 51, partly cloudy; Buffalo 38, cloudy; New York City 51, partly cloudy; Boston 42, sunny; Caribou 28, windy.