Severe Weather Outbreak Over Next Three Days


Over the next three days, Thunderstorms will bring the risk of severe weather and flooding to the East on Tuesday, Central US on Wednesday, and South and Ohio Valley on Thursday, fire risk in the Southwest. The 3-day forecast.

NWS weather alerts for Tuesday

Here are the latest weather alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) for Tuesday.

Flood warning: eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

Winter weather advisory for portions of Montana, Idaho, Nevada, and Colorado.

Red flag warning: northeastern Arizona, southern Colorado, throughout New Mexico, extreme western Texas.

Wind advisory: southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, western Kentucky, southwestern Indiana.

The 3 day forecast: Severe weather, heavy snow, fire risk

Winter isn’t over in parts of the West, with winter weather advisories in several Western states, as a foot of snow and 40 mph winds are possible in the snowy range in Sierra Madre Mountains, according to the National Weather Service.

Three days of severe weather in the forecast, the East on Tuesday, the central US on Wednesday, and a large outbreak that will span from the southern plains to the South and into the Ohio Valley on Thursday.

A risk of critical fire weather in the West and Southwest on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

Tuesday: Snow, fire risk, severe weather in East

Heavy snow over parts of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, with snow extending into northern Utah.

Thunderstorms will stretch from the southern plains into the South, Southeast, Ohio Valley, and mid-Atlantic.

Risk of severe weather in the East over Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Critical fire weather is possible over northern and western Arizona, most of New Mexico, and into southern Colorado and extreme western Texas.

Wednesday: Severe weather and flooding threat, fire risk

Thunderstorms over the central US from Texas to South Dakota, and into the South over the Gulf states, and along the Southeast is extending to parts of the Northeast into Massachusetts and New Hampshire on Tuesday.

severe weather threat stretches from Texas to Kansas. Possible flash flooding over northeastern Texas into much of Oklahoma, central and eastern Kansas, northwestern Arkansas, and western Missouri.

Critical fire weather is possible over much of New Mexico into extreme western and northwestern Texas.

Thursday: Severe weather and flooding threat

Thunderstorms are anticipated over the central US, South, Southeast, and Ohio Valley.

On Thursday, a significant threat of severe weather for parts of the southern Plains, South, and Ohio Valley could impact at least a dozen states. The most significant areas of concern with a Level 3 severe weather risk are northeastern Texas, northern Louisiana, northwestern Mississippi, most of Arkansas, extreme western Tennessee, and southern Missouri, NBC Action News 5 reports. Threats include damaging winds, large hail, and a few possible tornadoes.

Flash flooding is possible over portions of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.

In the West, rain and mixed precipitation over portions of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

In the East, rain for parts of the Southeast, Ohio Valley, and mid-Atlantic.