Winter Weather Warnings in the West, Storms Ramp Up toward Midweek


The National Weather Service has issued many winter storm warnings and advisories in the West as activity will ramp up into midweek, while heavy wind warnings from the West into the central US and more forecasts.

Winter weather warnings in the West, increased activity into midweek

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued several winter weather alerts for the West on Monday for the following areas:

Winter weather warning: southwest Oregon; southeastern Idaho northern, north-central, south-central, southern, southeastern California; western, southern, northern, northeastern, central Nevada; northwestern Arizona.

Winter weather advisory: eastern Washington; northwest and southwest Oregon; northern, southeastern, southwestern Idaho; southwestern and central Montana; northwest coast and Northern California; western, north and northeastern Nevada; northern Arizona.

West: 3-day forecast – Winter weather ramp up

Here is your three-day forecast from the National Weather Service.

Monday: Heavy snow over Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming. Snow for southwestern Montana.

Tuesday: Snow over Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. Heavy snow over California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana portions.

Wednesday: Increased areas of snow stretching to the Dakotas. Heavy snow over portions of Washington, Oregon, and California. Snowfall over much of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Utah. Snow over North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Mixed precipitation will stretch over the northern tier from the central US to Maine.

Wind warnings for West and Central US

The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings and watches from the Western Rockies into the central US and upper Midwest for Monday, for the following states.

High wind warning: Wyoming, California.

High wind watch: Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota.

Wind advisory:California, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona.

Central US: 3-day forecast

Here is your NWS 3-day forecast.

Monday: Rain over southern and eastern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, southern Arkansas, and Northern Louisiana.

Tuesday: Thunderstorms for southern Texas. Rain for Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and over parts of the Ohio Valley and into Wisconsin and Michigan.

Wednesday: Thunderstorms through the central US into the Ohio Valley.

East & Southeast: 3-day forecast

Here is your NWS 3-day forecast.

Monday: Mostly clear in the east, mixed precipitation over northern Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Thunderstorms over Eastern Florida.

Tuesday: Rain over parts of the Ohio Valley for Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Thunderstorms over southern and eastern Florida.

Wednesday: Thunderstorms over the Ohio Valley, rain in the Northeast. Under storms over southern and central Florida. Mixed precipitation over eastern New York, portions of Massachusetts, and the entirety of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.