Stormy Weather Shifts Its Focus
Once the Northeastern storm exists stage right Friday night, a new storm begins affecting the West Coast on Saturday and continuing through Sunday, bringing heavy snows once again to the mountains with heavy rainfall across Oregon and California. The storm center will make landfall farther south than previous systems which will give western Washington and British Columbia a break from the continuous rain and snows of the last week. The country east of the Rockies will get a much needed break for most of the weekend before another storm system begins taking shape later Sunday afternoon and evening across the Southern Plains. As milder Pacific air continues to flood the country next week, many areas will see rain with this next system with the exception being the usual areas where it wants to snow this year–the northern Plains and far northern parts of New England. Severe weather will once again be possible across the Gulf Coast states as the accompanying cold front scours out high levels of moisture engulfing the region from the Gulf and Pacific.