Here is a look at some of the big weather stories we are following today on WeatherNation
Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies
The snow will not be letting up for Thursday over the Northern Rockies. Heavy snow in the forecast for Thursday and Friday. Winter weather alerts for Montana, Idaho and Wyoming through Saturday morning.
Very Warm Temperatures for the South
We have the cold and snowy weather for the north, but very warm weather is in the forecast for the south. Temperatures could be breaking records in Texas and Oklahoma Thursday and Friday. These warm temperatures will also be over the eastern U.S. through Friday.
More Snow for North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin Friday
The snow has moved out of the these areas Thursday morning, but more snow is in the forecast by Friday. A low moving out of the Central Rockies will bring heavy snow chances to North Dakota, Minnesota, the western UP of Michigan and Wisconsin. Snowfall totals could range from 4 to 8 inches through Saturday morning.
Increasing Severe Weather Risk for Upper Great Lakes and Ohio Valley Sunday
A surge of warm and humid air out ahead of a strong cold front will bring high severe weather chances for parts of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio on Sunday. Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible.
Stay tuned to WeatherNation for more updates on this severe weather risk as we get closer to Sunday.
Heavy Rain Potential for Northern California
A cold front moving into northern California will have plenty of Pacific moisture to work with and will likely produce some very heavy rain. The Sierra Mountains will likely see very heavy snow from this same system.
We will be covering these stories and many more today on-air and online!
Meteorologist Patrick Crawford