Winter Weather Arriving, More Freezing Temps This Week

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Get ready for the coldest night of the season in many areas, as winter-like weather will sweep across the country delivering freezing temperatures throughout the week.

Winter weather forecast this week

A cold front will deliver winter weather across the nation this week, delivering snow, lake effect snow, and mixed precipitation on Tuesday, as well as a number of freeze warnings throughout the week. Here’s a look at your forecast for the next three days.

Tuesday: A wintry mix will stretch from the Northwest, across parts of the West into the central US, bringing snow to south-central Montana and Western Wyoming. To the east, snow over northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. A wintry mix will stretch from Michigan across parts of the Northeast including Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Wednesday: Snow over north-central Colorado. A wintry mix will stretch over Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, with spotty mixed precipitation over parts of Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Further south, a wintry mix over eastern Tennessee, western North Carolina, and southwestern Virginia.

Thursday: Another storm will bring a wintry mix to the Northwest affecting California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. To the east, a wintry mix over Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont, while farther south, mixed precipitation over eastern Tennessee, western North Carolina, and southwestern Virginia.

NWS winter weather alerts

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a number of winter-weather advisories for Tuesday.

Winter weather advisory: south-central Wyoming and north-central Colorado, the Great Lakes region around Wisconsin and northern Michigan, where lake effect snow is anticipated.

Freeze warning: northeastern Kansas; northern Missouri; southeastern Iowa; central Illinois; southern Indiana; southern Ohio; central and eastern Kentucky; western and northern West Virginia; northern Virginia; Maryland; Delaware; south-central, southern and eastern Pennsylvania; northern New Jersey; southern New York.

Frost advisory: eastern Tennessee; eastern Kentucky; northern Virginia; Maryland; Delaware; New Jersey; southern Connecticut.

Thunderstorms are forecast for most of Texas, stretching into southern Oklahoma, Arkansas, and northern Louisiana.

Snow is anticipated over parts of south-central Montana and Western Wyoming, as well as for northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan in the upper Midwest.

Thunderstorms and rain over the southern corridor this week

Tuesday: Thunderstorms are forecast across most of Texas, spending into southern Oklahoma, Western Arkansas, and Northern Louisiana, as well as central and southern Florida and parts of the mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday: Thunderstorms affecting the same areas as Tuesday, with rain spreading across much of the South into the Southeast.

Thursday: Rain will stretch from Texas across the southern corridor into the southeast, with thunderstorms over much of Florida.