Cold Front Bringing More Winter Weather Across US – Will it Affect You?

Winter is far from over, as a cold front is bringing plunging temperatures, snow, and icy rain across the nation – find out if winter weather is coming your way; plus, more of today’s weather news and forecast.

Snow and icy rain across northern and eastern US

Over the next three days, parts of the northern and eastern US will continue to experience winter-like conditions dealing with frigid temperatures, snow, and icy rain.

Winter weather will span from Minnesota to New England states and Maine in the north, while mixed precipitation will extend as far south as Georgia.

Today, snow is in the forecast for portions of southern Wyoming; northern and central Colorado; western South Dakota and Nebraska; northern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota; most of Michigan; the majority of Illinois; western and central Montana, northern and central Indiana; and Northwestern Ohio.

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories today

winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for Western New York near Buffalo, central and northern New Hampshire, and the majority of Maine.

The NWS has also issued a winter weather advisory for eastern Missouri, west-central Illinois, central and east-central Illinois, northeastern Illinois, northwestern Indiana, northern Indiana, northwest Ohio, southwestern and southeastern Michigan, central Pennsylvania, western Pennsylvania, east central Ohio, extreme western Maryland, eastern New York, western New England areas, New Hampshire, southern Maine, eastern West Virginia and along the Tennessee-North Carolina border.

Ice storms and a wintry mix

Ice storms are forecast today along the New York-Pennsylvania border, as well as in portions of upstate New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

A path of mix precipitation will extend from southern Illinois, through Kentucky and Tennessee and into northern Atlanta to the south, while spanning northeast all the way to Maine.

Rain and thunderstorms for the south, east

Nearly the entirety of the southeastern and eastern coastal states will see rain and thunderstorms today spanning from Florida to Massachusetts.

Thunderstorms will affect nearly the entirety of Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, as well as portions of Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New York, and Massachusetts.

Plunging temperatures

Even some of the warmest places in the nation will see plunging temperatures as a cold front moves in over the next three days.

In Florida, between now and the weekend, temperatures are expected to plummet from the mid-80s by 40 degrees into the upper 40s by the weekend.

Southern California will see a forecasted inland heatwave bring temperatures up to 86 in Anaheim and 85 in Los Angeles tomorrow, but then will see temperatures plunge afterward by as much as 25 degrees.

Today’s US highs

West: San Francisco 69, Los Angeles 80, Reno 67, Las Vegas 64, Salt Lake City 45, Denver 42.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 52, Portland 63, Boise 49, Billings 49, Bismarck 33, Rapid City 37.

Southwest: Phoenix 69, Albuquerque 45, El Paso 50, San Antonio 56, Brownsville 63.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 49, Dallas 48, Oklahoma City 43, Kansas City 39, Minneapolis 27, Madison 28.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 32, Detroit 33, St. Louis 36, Cincinnati 40.

South: Houston 56, New Orleans 58, Memphis 43, Atlanta 53, Charlotte 67, Jacksonville 73, Tampa 79, Miami 82.

East: Norfolk 61, Washington, D.C. 54, Buffalo 38, New York 50, Boston 46, Bangor 37.