Multiple Rounds of Snow this Week and Severe Weather in the South


Most of the nation will be clear on Monday, but multiple rounds of snow come this week as a big storm moves in on Tuesday, and severe weather will plague the South on Wednesday and Thursday. Plus, the 3-day forecast.

NWS weather alerts for Monday

The latest weather alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) are here.

Winter weather advisory: western Washington; western Oregon; northern and central Idaho; southwestern and central Montana; northeastern Nevada.

High wind warnings, watches, and advisories for portions of Oregon; California; Nevada; Arizona; southeastern Wyoming.

Full snow moon and 3 planets visible at dawn coming this week

On Monday, February 14, the nearly full moon will be near Castor and Pollux’s bright stars in the constellation Gemini. The stars can be seen high in the sky to the east, WATE ABC reports. According to NASA, the full moon will officially occur at 11:57 A.M. EST Wednesday. The brightest star near the full moon is Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo.

3 planets visible before sunrise

Later in the week, on Saturday, February 19, if you look to the southeast 45 minutes before sunrise, you will see Venus, with Mars a little lower and slightly to the right, with Mercury, much lower above the horizon and to the horizon the left.

3-day forecast

Here is the current 3-day forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS).


Scattered snowstorms primarily across the northern tier of the US; however, some snow showers will extend into central California along the Nevada border. So for portions of California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine.

Mixed precipitation over portions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada and Utah.

The remainder of the nation will be primarily clear.


Significant snow moves in over parts of the West and the northern tier of the US. Snowfall for portions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Mixed precipitation over portions of Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, and Arizona.

Rain over southern and eastern Florida.


Snow mostly in the West over portions of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Mixed precipitation over Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Michigan.

Thunderstorms for the central US, South, mid-South, and Southeast.

Potential severe weather over northeastern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, Northwestern Louisiana, and southwestern Arkansas.

Rain for parts of the Ohio Valley and Northeast.