Winter Keeps Coming with Snow Today and Vast Storm Later This Week


Winter just doesn’t want to quit this year as areas of the West and Central US will see snow today as a more expansive snowstorm will be taking shape on Wednesday and Thursday; plus, today’s weather news and forecast.

Tuesday’s snow forecast

Northwest & Northern Rockies: The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting snow over most of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming today, as well as portions of northern Utah and northern/north-central Colorado.

Areas of mixed precipitation could transform into snowflakes for portions of northern and eastern Washington, as well as Northeastern Oregon.

Southwest & Central US: The NWS is forecasting snow for eastern New Mexico, northern Texas, and throughout most of Oklahoma.

Upper Midwest & Ohio Valley: Mixed precipitation that could bring a few snowflakes is forecast over southern and eastern Iowa, northern Missouri, the northern half of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, and throughout Michigan.

Southeast: Mixed precipitation is forecast over portions of eastern Tennessee, Western Virginia, and throughout West Virginia.

East: Mixed precipitation could deliver some snowflakes for portions of Pennsylvania, New York, western Massachusetts, as well as southern Vermont and New Hampshire.

Expansive snowstorms on Wednesday/Thursday

A large area of mixed precipitation and snowfall will begin taking shape over the northern tier of the US on Wednesday and expand on Thursday.

On Wednesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a large area of snow over the northwest and north and Rockies, heavy in some areas for portions of Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado.

Mixed precipitation will extend from Nebraska across the Ohio Valley and into the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

On Thursday, the NWS is forecasting an expansive snowstorm that will spread from Nevada to New York. Snow is predicted over portions of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Nevada, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Today’s US highs

West: San Francisco 68, Los Angeles 78, Reno 61, Las Vegas 71, Salt Lake City 51, Denver 46.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 65, Medford 72, Boise 57, Billings 43, Bismarck 34, Rapid City 36.

Southwest: Phoenix 80, Albuquerque 55, El Paso 72, San Antonio 65, Brownsville 76.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 47, Dallas 56, Oklahoma City 52, Kansas City 52, Minneapolis 32.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 42, St. Louis 52, Detroit 43, Cincinnati 48.

South: Houston 71, New Orleans 76, Memphis 51, Atlanta 66, Charlotte 71, Jacksonville 80, Tampa 90, Miami 86.

East: Norfolk 58, Washington, D.C. 56, Buffalo 41, New York 56 Boston 56, Bangor 46.