Tornado damage in Oklahoma, Severe weather for the Ohio Valley, Ice storm for Great Lakes and mid-Atlantic, Another big storm will stretch from the West toward the East on Tuesday into midweek. The 3-day outlook and more weather news
Widespread damage in Oklahoma after at least 7 tornadoes were confirmed, as well as at least 12 weather-related injuries occurred on Sunday into early Monday, KOCO News 5 reported. None of the injuries were critical and there were no reported fatalities. Extensive damages to neighborhoods and businesses were reported over Norman, with public schools closed due to power outages after polls, cross arms and downed power lines left 33,000 outages at its peak.
Severe winter storms, tornadoes and a derecho across the Southern Plains wreaked havoc on Sunday. As of Monday, over 231,000 homes and businesses were without power, according to PowerOutage.US. Half of the outages were in Michigan, which was bracing for another round of ice and snow to strike the region on Monday, CNN reported.
Monday through Wednesday will bring severe weather, ice storms and more heavy snow from coast-to-coast moving into midweek, as well as widespread thunderstorms over the eastern half of the US on Wednesday. Here is the latest 3-day forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS).
In the West, heavy snow over Washington, Oregon and California. Snow scattered throughout the rest of the Western states including Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and South Dakota.
In the Midwest, snow over Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, heavy in some spots. An ice storm will stretch across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio, into parts of New York and Pennsylvania.
In the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, heavy snow over parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as snow over portions of Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
In the Ohio Valley, a Level 2 severe weather risk has been issued by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) over portions of Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and Ohio.
Snow over much of the West, stretching across the northern tier of the upper Midwest, as well as into parts of the Northeast.
A possible ice storm over parts of Western New York and Pennsylvania.
Heavy snow is possible in portions of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, New Hampshire and Maine.
Snow continues throughout the West, while heavier snow moves south over portions of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
Snow in the upper Midwest over the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin and northern Michigan, as well as over northern Maine.
Thunderstorms for the eastern half of the US stretch from Texas, across the South and Southeast, into the mid-South, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic.