At a Glance
New Year’s week will have two low-pressure systems spreading rain, thunderstorms, snow and ice across the central and eastern U.S.
The first low will track from the Southwest into the Plains and Midwest into Wednesday.
A second low will bring rain and thunderstorms to the East and possibly more snow and ice to the Midwest late this week.
New Year’s week will be stormy in the central and eastern U.S. as two low-pressure systems spread snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms across those regions.
The first low will track from Southern California to the Plains and Midwest through early week. Welcomed rain is expected in Southern California and parts of the Plains and Midwest will see widespread accumulating snow and some ice.
A second low-pressure system will then develop and track from the South into the Great Lakes mid to late week. Rain and some thunderstorms are expected in the South and East, and a portion of the Midwest could see more snow and ice.
Here’s an overview of what to expect this week.
Forecast: Low #1
Low pressure will track inland across the Southwest through Monday.
This system is bringing some much-needed rain and mountain snow to Southern California, including in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas. Some minor flooding is possible, especially near burn scars from the most recent fire seasons.
Snowfall will also spread eastward across parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming on Monday.