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Heavy Rain & Snow Target the Northeast into the Weekend

An area of low pressure is moving through New England bringing high dollar snow totals to the mountains! Even lower elevations are doing well with snowfall thanks to Lake-Effect and Lake-Enhanced showers. Alerts Winter storm warnings have been issued for numerous locations, mainly in the higher elevations for heavy snow. Lake effect snow could…

26 Nov 2021, 4:00 pm

Flood Alerts Issued for Washington Ahead of Weekend Heavy Rain

Heavy rain will impact the Pacific Northwest this weekend as an atmospheric river funnels moisture into the region. Flood alerts have been issued for the Olympic Peninsula and far northern Washington to account for flash flooding and river flooding, as these areas have been heavily impacted by intense rain throughout November. Rivers to be cresting…

26 Nov 2021, 3:55 pm

Clipper Systems Bring Snow to the Great Lakes this Weekend

A few areas of low pressure will bring snow chances to the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and Northeast this weekend into early next week. Both clipper systems will keep us on the cold side of things and offer a bit of wind too. Since these are two back to back systems, we'll break them down…

26 Nov 2021, 3:50 pm

Weekend Travel Forecast

As you head home from the holidays with full bellies and hearts, we at WeatherNation want to make sure you are prepared for what may impact your trip back! We will be focusing on the western United States for heavy rain and mountain snow, while the Northeast also experiences steadier snow and rain. Northeast Heavy…

26 Nov 2021, 3:45 pm

Strong Winds Felt in So-Cal

High winds and critical fire weather danger return to southern California today (Friday) as a ridge of high pressure builds back into the region. These down-sloping winds off of the mountains will increase as they hit the valleys and dry things out. We've already seen some impressive gusts from Thursday. The Magnolia Fire started…

26 Nov 2021, 3:40 pm

Potential Record Warmth for the Western U.S. Next Week

The *heat* will start to build in to parts of the Western U.S. later this weekend and into early next week as a ridge of high pressure sets up to kick off December. Everywhere you see a red dot is an area where record high temperatures are at risk of being tied or broken. Sunday…

26 Nov 2021, 3:35 pm

Heavy Rain and Storms for Texas Thursday

Thursday looks active for the Southern Plains and the Mississippi Valley as a cold front sweeps across these areas. Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday we're going to have to watch for heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms. A high pressure system setting up over the Southeast will allow for southerly flow out of the…

25 Nov 2021, 2:40 pm

Thanksgiving Travel Weather Forecast

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at WeatherNation! We thank you for choosing us to get updates on the weather, currently and forecast. Now let's get to the Thanksgiving outlook across the Lower 48. Thanksgiving Day will be a mild one across the Southwest and the Southeast U.S. while the north-central and Great Lakes…

25 Nov 2021, 10:20 am

Historical Holiday Weather: Thanksgiving 1863

[Written by NOAA] On November 26, 1863, residents near Plymouth, Massachusetts celebrated the first federally recognized Thanksgiving holiday. While it is thought that one of the first Thanksgivings took place in Plymouth in the early 1600s, it was not until a proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln in the fall of 1863 that a specific day of…

25 Nov 2021, 1:10 am