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Severe Storms in the North High Plains; Heavy Rain in the Gulf States

Severe thunderstorms with locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding will be possible across the Upper Midwest. Storms with damaging wind may impact the Northeast. Regardless of tropical development, a low in the north-central Gulf may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. Elevated fire weather threats continue in the Central Great Basin and northern Alaska panhandle. Read More >


A significant winter storm system brought accumulating snow and hazardous travel conditions to the region Friday afternoon (Jan. 18) through much of the day Saturday (Jan. 19). Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches fell across the area, with the higher amounts of 7 to 9 inches in the Freeport, IL and Memphis, MO areas. In addition, strong winds resulted in some blowing and drifting snow and hazardous travel conditions.

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