Top Weather Stories for Thursday, December 7, 2017
Here is a look at some of the big weather stories we’re are covering today on-air and online.
Dangerous fire conditions will continue for California over the next few days. Strongest Santa Ana winds so far this year is creating ideal conditions for fire development and fire intensification. Wind gusts up to 80 mph will be possible over parts of SOCAL.
West Texas Snow
We have been talking about this over the past few days…snow in west Texas! 1-6 inches of snowfall will be possible with higher elevations seeing even higher totals. We will have updated snowfall reports all day on WeatherNation
Gulf Coast Winter Weather
Winter weather chances are in the forecast for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Thursday night and Friday morning. Accumulation numbers won’t be too high, but just a little accumulation will likely create travel headaches and dangerous road conditions.
Great Lakes Lake-Effect Snow
The lake-effect snow chances will continue for the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday. We have already seen 1-5″ of snowfall and we could be adding another 3-6″ throughout Thursday and early Friday morning.
Heavy Rain for Florida
No winter weather chances for Florida, but that doesn’t mean some heavy precipitation for the Sunshine State. Heavy thunderstorms are likely from Fort Myers to Orlando where several inches of rainfall will be possible through the upcoming weekend.