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Severe Weather Threat Continues for the Weekend

SETUP The severe weather threat from today (Friday) doesn't look like it will stop anytime soon. It follows us into the weekend and possibly next week. An abundant supply of moisture will continue to funnel in from the Gulf of Mexico and fuel the rain showers and thunderstorms. The energy needed for the strong storms…

10 Apr 2020, 11:37 am

Flash Flooding Threat in the Southeast Over the Weekend

The threat for flash flooding will accompany a powerful storm system across the South and Southeast this weekend, starting in Texas on Saturday before moving east and intensifying on Sunday. Strong winds out of the south will proceed a strong surface low pressure system and its associated cold front, leading to plentiful moisture across the…

10 Apr 2020, 11:37 am

Severe Weather Possible in Texas and Eastern New Mexico Friday

An active period of severe weather continues across the southern tier of the nation and will remain into this weekend.  For today (Friday), there is a risk for severe storms in place for Texas and New Mexico. This means scattered, severe thunderstorms will be possible with the main threat from strong storms being large hail.…

10 Apr 2020, 8:00 am

Snow Returns to the High Plains

After a nice dose of springtime warmth, a blast of wintry weather will invade the High Plains region later this week.  More specifically, accumulating snowfall and chilly temperatures will impact many communities in the north central United States.  This may make social distancing and staying at home a bit easier! A strong spring storm will…

10 Apr 2020, 7:00 am

Rain, Snow Continue to Pound West Coast

Rain and snow has continued to lash the Southwest this week. A slow-moving area of low pressure will continue to pound portions of California, Nevada and the Four Corners states with more rain and mountain snowfall into this weekend. Several inches of rain has fallen, with snowfall accumulations above a foot. Flash flood watches have been…

10 Apr 2020, 6:00 am

Thursday Severe Weather in the East and South Texas

A sharp cold front that moved through the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys producing severe storms Wednesday will stretch out along the Gulf of Mexico coast to the Eastern Seaboard today (Thursday).  The threat for severe storms in the Northeast exists in the first half of the day. Another round of severe weather is expected to ramp…

9 Apr 2020, 8:00 am

Heat Builds Across the Eastern Half of the Nation

If you like warm spring temps, you’re going to love what’s in store for much of the southeastern quarter of the nation.  Temperatures have been heating up significantly ahead of a cold front.  Record highs were set in Lincoln, Nebraska and Fort Myers, Florida on Tuesday. As the cold front moves through the Tennessee and…

9 Apr 2020, 6:30 am

Spring Snow on the way to the Northeast

WINTER WEATHER ALERTS AND FORECAST SNOW Heavy snow is on the way to the northeast for the end of the work week. Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Storm Watches, and Winter Weather Advisories are in place for areas across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Snow totals are looking to be quite high with Maine and New…

8 Apr 2020, 4:54 pm

Big Chill Likely Across U.S. Next Week

This week coincides with many cities' average last freezes, especially across the northern and eastern tiers of the country. But, you might want to hold off on planting that garden, at least for now. The Climate Prediction Center's (CPC) 6-10 and 8-14 day outlooks indicate the likelihood of a punishing blast of colder air to…

8 Apr 2020, 4:34 pm