3-Day Forecast: Increasing Snow and Ice over US, Severe Weather Threat


Winter weather begins to ramp up on Wednesday, increasing into the weekend, bringing heavy snow to parts of the West and Midwest, ice storms over northern regions, and an expansive severe weather threat on Friday

3-day snow forecast

Winter weather will increase as we move toward the weekend. Here’s a forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS) for the next three days.

Wednesday: Mixed precipitation over much of the West, Northwest, and northern Rockies. Snow over portions of Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.

In the East, snow over portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the northern regions of Indiana and Ohio.

Along the mid-Atlantic into the Northeast, snow over parts of West Virginia, much of Pennsylvania, and all of New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Thursday: Snow over portions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, all of Wyoming, and heavy in the southern regions into western Colorado.

There is snow over South Dakota and heavy snow in northwestern Nebraska in the Midwest. Snow over Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

In the Northeast, snow over central and northern New York, all of Vermont, and central and northern New Hampshire.

Friday: Scattered snow showers over portions of Washington, Oregon, western Montana, much of Idaho and Wyoming, portions of Utah, most of Colorado, northeastern Arizona, and northern New Mexico.

In the central US, snow over central and southern South Dakota, heavy snow over Nebraska into northern Iowa, southeastern Minnesota, and west-central Wisconsin. Snow over north Michigan, as well as western and northern Maine.

Ice storm forecast

Beginning on Thursday, the potential of ice storms over several regions. Here is your 2-day forecast.

Thursday: Potential ice storm over central and southern Wisconsin into southeastern Minnesota and northern Illinois.

Friday: Potential ice storms over central and western Iowa, southern Wisconsin, central and northern Michigan, eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and western Maine.

Expansive thunderstorm, severe weather threat

Thunderstorms will begin ramping up beginning on Wednesday, becoming more expansive and potentially severe as we start the weekend. Here is your 3-day outlook:

Wednesday: Thunderstorms along the Gulf and Southeast Atlantic Coast over portions of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.

Thursday: Thunderstorms will stretch from Texas to the Carolinas and into the mid-South for parts of Tennessee and Kentucky.

Friday: Widespread thunderstorms will span from Texas to the Carolinas and north into the Ohio Valley and parts of the mid-Atlantic.

An expansive severe weather threat will stretch over portions of eastern Texas, northern Louisiana, central and northern Mississippi, Arkansas, central and western Tennessee, southwestern Missouri, central and western Kentucky, southern Illinois, and Indiana.