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Weather Update 1.15.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 15, 2021 7:42:56 AM


 

Winter Storm Malcolm, a large and powerful low pressure system in the Central U.S., will bring heavy snow and high winds as winter storm and blizzard warnings are in effect for portions of the Upper Midwest and mid-Mississippi Valley. There are also elevated fire weather threats in the south-central Plains and a critical fire weather threat in southern California. Active Advisories: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

North Dakota
Winter Weather Advisory
Additional snow continuing this morning across eastern ND
  • 1 inch additional snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • Until noon CST today
South Dakota
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions occurring today across eastern SD
  • 2 inches additional snow
  • 60mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM CST Friday
Impacting transit along I-29; no travel advised north of South Shore
 
Nebraska
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions occurring today across eastern NE
  • 2-6 inches of snow
  • 60mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM Friday
Impacting transit along I-80 east of Grand Island
 
Kansas
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across northeast KS
  • 1 inch of snow
  • 55mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM CST Friday
Minnesota
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions occurring today across southern MN
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • 50mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
I-90 is currently closed from the ND border east to exit 119. Severely impacting transit along I-90 east of exit 1129 to the WI border, as well as I-35 and I-94.
 
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing today across the state
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening.
Iowa
​Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions occurring today across the western half of the state
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • 50mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
Severely impacting transit along I-35 and I-80 west of Iowa City
 
Winter Weather Advisory
Additional snow continuing today across the eastern half of the state
  • 1-3 inches additional snow
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
Missouri
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across the state
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • 50mph wind gusts
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
Wisconsin
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing today across the state
  • 1 inch additional snow
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
Illinois
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across southwest IL
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • Until 9 PM CST this evening
Kentucky
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected tonight across central KY
  • 1-2 inches of snow
  • From 9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ this evening to 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Saturday
Tennessee
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected overnight across central TN
  • 1-2 inches of snow
  • From 9 PM this evening to noon CST Saturday
New York
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected over the weekend across northern NY
  • 6-8 inches of snow
  • 35mph wind gusts
  • From 1 AM Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday.
Vermont
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected over the weekend across the state
  • 6-8 inches of snow 
  • 35mph wind gusts
  • From 1 AM Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday
New Hampshire
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected over the weekend across the state
  • 1-3 inches of valley snow
  • 3-6 inches above 1000ft
  • 8 inches above 2000ft
  • From midnight tonight to 1 PM EST Saturday
Maine
Winter Storm Watch
Heavy snow and sleet possible over the weekend across western ME
  • 6-8 inches of snow
  • 1/3 inch of sleet
  • From Saturday morning through Sunday morning
Additionally, High Wind Warnings/Watches are in effect across Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Mississippi
 
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Weather Update 1.14.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 14, 2021 8:28:02 AM


 

Damaging high winds will continue across a broad swath of the Plains as Winter Storm Malcolm shifts into the Upper Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow will develop across the Upper Midwest, and a wintry mix will spread across the North and Central Plains to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. Gusty winds will produce critical fire weather threats in southern California and Kansas. Active Advisories: Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois

Idaho
Avalanche Warning
High avalanche hazard across the panhandle and central ID
  • Human triggered avalanches certain
  • In effect at least until 06:30 AM PST
ID 21 is currently closed from Grandjean to Banner Summit due to avalanche risk. 
 
North Dakota
Winter Weather Advisory
Mixed precipitation possible this morning across eastern ND
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • Until 3 PM CST Friday
South Dakota
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions expected today across eastern SD
  • 2-5 inches of snow
  • 60mph wind gusts
  • From noon today to 6 PM CST Friday
Expected to severely impact transit along I-90 from the MN border to Chamberlain, and the I-29 corridor
 
Nebraska
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions expected overnight tonight across northeast NE 
  • 2-5 inches of snow
  • 60mph wind gusts
  • From midnight tonight to 6pm CST Friday
Minnesota
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditional expected to begin this evening across southwestern MN
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected this afternoon across south central MN
  • 6-9 inches of snow
  • 35mph wind gusts
  • From noon today to 6 PM CST Friday
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected this afternoon across the state
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • From noon today to 6 PM CST Friday
Iowa
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions expected to begin overnight tonight across western IA
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Friday.
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected overnight across central IA
  • 5-7 inches of snow
  • 35mph wind gusts
  • from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Friday
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across eastern IA
  • 1 inch of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • until 6 PM CST this evening
Missouri
Blizzard Warning
Blizzard conditions expected to begin overnight across northwest MO
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • 50mph wind gusts
  • From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Friday
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected tomorrow across northern MO
  • 2 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • From 6 AM to 6 PM CST Friday
Wisconsin
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected this afternoon across the state
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • Light glaze of ice 
  • From 3 PM this afternoon to noon CST Friday.
Illinois
Winter Weather Advisory 
Freezing rain occurring this morning across northwest IL
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • Until 6 PM CST Friday
Additionally, High Wind Warnings/Watches are in place across Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Missouri
 
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Weather Update 1.13.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 13, 2021 8:10:23 AM


 

The heavy rain and high elevation snow will subside over the Pacific Northwest, however the potential for river flooding and landslides remain. The precipitation will move into the Northern Rockies, in addition to strong winds that may impact that region into the Northern and Central Plains into Friday. Expect hazardous travel, possible power outages, and property damage. As this weather event moves eastward across the US, there is an increasing signal for a late week winter weather event as the area of low pressure deepens and stalls itself out over the Upper Midwest. Active Advisories: Idaho, New York

Idaho

Winter Weather Advisory
Mixed precipitation expected today across areas of southern ID
  • 2-7in inches of snow
  • Glaze of Ice
  • 55mph wind gusts
  • Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.
New York
Winter Weather Advisory
Freezing drizzle expected this morning across west central NY
  • 2/100th inch of ice accumulation
  • Until 10 AM EST this morning
 
Additionally, High Wind Warnings/Watches are currently in place across parts of Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Minnesota
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Weather Update 1.12.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 12, 2021 7:31:55 AM


 

An atmospheric river event will impact the western portions of the Pacific Northwest over the next couple of days bringing heavy, persistent rain and heavy mountain snow. Flooding, flash flooding, landslides, and debris flows are possible. A high wind event will spread across the Northern Rockies into the Northern Plains through Thursday. Active Advisories: Washington, Idaho, Montana, Michigan

Washington
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy wet snow continuing today above 3000ft in the Cascades
  • 10 inches additional snow
  • Until 4 PM PST this afternoon
Impacting transit along I-90 including through Snoqualmie Pass
 
Idaho
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy wet snow continuing today across west central ID
  • 7-12 inches additional moutnain snow
  • 3-7 inches additional snow below 4000ft
  • From 5 AM early this morning to 11 PM MST this evening
Montana
Winter Weather Advisory
Mixed precipitation continuing today across western MT
  • 3-6 inches of additional snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • From 2 AM to 2 PM MST Tuesday
Impacting transit along I-90 from Lookout Pass to Haugan
 
Michigan
Winter Weather Advisory
Freezing drizzle expected this morning across the state
  • Glazing accumulation
  • Through noon EST today
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Weather Update 1.11.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 11, 2021 7:58:37 AM


 

Accumulating snow will continue in the Lower Mississippi Valley into midday. A plume of deep Pacific moisture will impact the Pacific Northwest into midweek, causing multiple rounds of heavy rain along the coast and in lower elevations and high elevation snow. The rain may result in flooding, especially in and around recent burn scar areas as debris flows and mudslides will be possible. Active Advisories: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama

Washington
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected to begin this afternoon in the Cascades
  • 8-16 inches of mountain snow
  • 5-10 inches of valley snow
  • From 1 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST Tuesday
Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across east central OR
  • 3-6 inches of snow
  • 12+ inches of snow above 5000ft
  • From 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ to 11 PM MST /10 PM PST/Tuesday
Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across west central ID
  • 3-6 inches of snow
  • 12+ inches of snow above 5000ft
  • From 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ to 11 PM MST /10 PM PST/Tuesday
Oklahoma
Winter Weather Advisory
Lingering snow occurring this morning across southeast OK
  • Slick and icy roads
  • Until 10 AM CST this morning
Texas
Winter Storm Warning
Lingering snow occurring this morning across east central TX
  • 3+ inches of additional snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • Until 8 AM CST Monday
Arkansas
Winter Weather Advisory
Snowfall continuing this morning across southern AR
  • 1 inch additional snow
  • Into the morning hours
Louisiana
Winter Storm Warning
Lingering snow occurring this morning across the state
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Through midday today
Mississippi
Winter Storm Warning
Lingering snow occurring this morning across western MS
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • Through midday today
Alabama
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected this morning across west central MS
  • 1-2 inches additional snow
  • Until noon CST today
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Weather Update 1.8.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 8, 2021 8:34:11 AM


 

A weather system off the Southeast coast will move northward along the coast. Heavy snow will continue in the southern Appalachians with a wintry mix possible into portions of the Mid-Atlantic, and rain elsewhere. A Pacific system will bring rain on soggy ground that could cause landslides, mountain snow, gusty winds, and dangerous surf conditions. Active Advisories: Oregon, California, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina

Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow continuing this morning above 4000ft in the southern Cascades
  • 5-8 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • Through 10 AM PST this morning
California
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow continuing this morning above 4000ft in northern CA
  • 4-6 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • Through 10 AM PST this morning
Montana
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow occurring this morning across southeastern MT
  • 1-4 inches of snow
  • Until 11 AM MST this morning
Impacting transit along I-90 from Lodge Grass to Sheridan
 
New Mexico
Winter Storm Watch
Heavy snow possible over the weekend across eastern NM
  • 4-7 inches of snow
  • From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon
Texas
Winter Storm Watch
Heavy snow possible across the South Plains and Rolling Plains over the weekend
  • 4-8 inches of snow
  • From Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon
Indiana
Winter Storm Watch
Wet snow continuing this morning across southeast IN
  • 1-1.5 inches of snow
  • Until 8 AM EST /7 AM CST/ this morning
Kentucky
Winter Storm Watch
Light snow expected across northwest KY
  • 1-2 inches of snow
  • From 1 AM to 4 PM EST Friday
Tennessee
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy wet snow expected today across eastern TN
  • 1 inch of snow
  • Until 4 PM EST this afternoon
Virginia
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy wet snow expected across southwest VA
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • Through afternoon today
North Carolina
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected today across western NC
  • 3-6 inches of snow
  • Until midnight EST tonight
Georgia
Winter Storm Warning
Snow expected across northern GA today
  • 1-3 inches of snow
  • Until to 7 PM EST this evening
South Carolina
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across northwest SC
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • Until midnight EST tonight
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Weather Update 1.7.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 7, 2021 7:49:50 AM


 

A storm in the Deep South will produce snow in the Mid-South with heavy snow in northwestern Arkansas that will spread into the southern Appalachians. Thunderstorms could be severe along the central Gulf Coast with potential for brief tornadoes. Snow spreads from the Northwest into the Plains, while a new storm approaches the West. Enhanced threat for landslides continues in the West. Active Advisories: Oregon, California, Missouri, Arkansas, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia

Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected overnight tonight above 4500ft in the southern Cascades
  • 4-8 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • From 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Friday
California
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected overnight tonight above 4500ft across the north central CA mountains
  • 5 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • From 7 PM Thursday to 10 AM PST Friday
Missouri
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow continuing today across southern MO
  • Up to 2 inches additional snow
  • Until 3 PM
Arkansas
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow continuing this morning across northwestern AR
  • 3-6 inches additional snow
  • This morning into midday
Impacting transit along I-49
 
Virginia
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy wet snow expected overnight across south central VA
  • 3-6 inches of snow
  •  From midnight tonight to midnight EST Friday night
North Carolina
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy mixed precipitation expected overnight across eastern western NC and the TN border
  • 4-8 inches of snow
  • Light glaze of ice
  • From 7 PM this evening to midnight EST Friday night
Georgia
Winter Storm Warning
Accumulating snow expected overnight across north central GA
  • 2-4 inches of snow
  • From 7 PM EST this evening to 7 PM EST Friday
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Weather Update 1.6.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 6, 2021 7:28:08 AM


 

The active western pattern will bring additional rain on saturated soils that could cause flooding and brings an enhanced threat of landslides, especially, in western Washington. Other hazards include mountain snow, gusty winds, and high surf. Wintry conditions are possible in the North and Central Plains with showers, locally heavy, and thunderstorms, some strong, in the South. Active Advisories: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas

Washington
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow continuing this morning above 3000ft in the Cascades
  • 3-5 inches additional snow
  • Until 10 AM PST this morning
I-90 eastbound will be closed this morning through Snoqualmie pass to allow for Avalanche Control
 
Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow continuing this morning across the Cascades
  • 4-8 inches of additional snow
  • Until noon PST today
Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today above 2500ft across the northern Panhandle
  • 5-10 inches of mountain snow
  • 3-5 inches of valley snow
  • From 1 AM to 10 PM PST Wednesday
South Dakota
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow expected this morning across eastern SD
  • 1-2 inches additional snow
  • Until noon CST today
Nebraska
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow expected this morning across northeast NE
  • 2-4 inches additional snow
  • Until midnight CST tonight
Iowa
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected this morning across western IA
  • 1-2 inches of additional snow
  • Until 6 PM CST this evening
Missouri
Winter Weather Advisory
Wet snow expected overnight tonight across south central MO
  • 2 inches of snow
  • From 9 PM this evening to 3 PM CST Thursday
Arkansas
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected this evening across northern AR
  • 3-5 inches of snow
  • Wednesday evening through Thursday Morning
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Weather Update 1.5.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 5, 2021 7:52:01 AM


 

Powerful storms continue to bring heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, high winds, and dangerous surf for much of the western states. A system in the Plains will bring mountain snow and a wintry mix into the Plains with rain in the South Plains. Lingering snow will continue along the western Appalachians. Active Advisories: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Michigan, North Carolina

Washington

Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected today above 3000ft in the Cascades and Olympics
  • 15-25 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • From noon today to 10 AM PST Wednesday
Impacting transit along I-90 including through Snoqualmie Pass
 
Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing today above 4500ft in the northern Cascades
  • 6-12 inches additional snow
  • 35mph wind gusts
  • From midnight tonight to 6 PM PST Wednesday
Idaho
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing this morning across southeastern ID and the central panhandle
  • 1-2 inches additional snow
  • Until 11 AM MST this morning
Utah
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing this morning across northeastern UT
  • 5-10 inches of snow
  • Until noon MST
Montana
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow continuing this morning across western MT
  • 1 inch additional snow
  • 60mph wind gusts
  • Until 9 AM MST this morning
Wyoming
Winter Storm Warning
Snow continuing today across western WY
  • 7-14 inches of snow
  • 25-40mph winds
  • Until 3 PM MST Tuesday
Michigan
Winter Weather Advisory
Mixed precipitation expected this morning across central MI
  • Freezing drizzle
  • Light snow
  • Until 9 AM EST this morning
North Carolina
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today across the NC/TN border
  • 5 inches of snow
  • Until 10 PM EST this evening
 
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Weather Update 1.4.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 4, 2021 8:22:43 AM


 

A strong storm will bring high winds, feet of mountain snow, and heavy rain and flooding across northern California and the Northwest. Localized landslides may occur on recent burn scars in western Washington, and rivers may rise to minor and isolated moderate river levels. A light wintry mix or snow will continue in parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Active Advisories: Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah

Washington

Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow continuing tonight above 3000ft in the Cascades
  • 5-15 inches additional snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • Until midnight PST tonight
Impacting transit along I-90 through Snoqualmie Pass
 
Oregon
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow expected today above 4000ft through the Cascades
  • 5-10 inches of snow
  • 40mph wind gusts
  • From 7 AM Monday to midnight PST Monday night
California
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow and strong winds expected today through the northern Sierra Nevada
  • 4-7 inches of snow below 5500ft
  • 12-18+ inches of snow expected above 5500ft
  • 50-70mph wind gusts
  • Through 4 AM Tuesday.
Impacting transit along I-80, especially through Donner Pass
 
Idaho
Winter Storm Warning
Heavy snow expected across southern and eastern ID
  • 6-12 inches of snow
  • 45mph wind gusts
  • From 9 AM this morning to 5 AM MST Tuesday
Impacting transit along I-15
 
Montana
Winter Weather Advisory
Additional snow expected today across western MT
  • 4-7 inches of additional snow
  • From 11 AM this morning to 7 PM MST this evening
Impacting transit along I-960 including through Lookout Pass
 
Wyoming
Winter Weather Advisory
Heavy snow expected today across northwest WY
  • 6-12 inches of snow
  • From 3 PM this afternoon to 3 PM MST Tuesday
Utah
Winter Storm Warning
Snow expected overnight tonight across northeast UT
  • 5-10 inches of snow
  • From 11 PM this evening to noon MST Tuesday
Expected to impact transit along I-80
 
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