By: Meteorologist Phil Genskow
Updated: Feb 25th 2019

US Weather Spotlight: 12-20-18

Large storm system affects the eastern third of the country today producing heavy rain from the southeast state to New England. A few storms are possible as well with severe potential from eastern FL north to the Carolina coasts with mainly a severe wind gust threat though a few tornadoes are possible as well. Snow showers or a gradual change to snow showers could occur on the eastern part of this system from eastern MN south to MO and east through IL and WI. Some areas in northeast MN, northwest WI and western UP of MI could pick up to an inch of snow early today and then parts of southern IL also overnight.  

The Pacific Northwest once again will be active with valley rains and mountain snows for northern CA, WA, OR, ID and western MT. 

Total liquid accumulations
Total liquid accumulations by Friday am
Probability of > 4 inches of snow
Probability of > 4 inches of snow by Friday am.