The storm brings possible flash flooding, severe storms and snow to the north

So many people still cleaning up from last week’s crippling ice storm are looking over their shoulders at the new storm hitting the same areas. This week’s midweek storm brings the possibility of flash flooding, severe storms and snowfall to the north. The next system will intensify on Tuesday and impact the eastern two-thirds of the country through the end of the week.

Monday is the calm before the storm as the low pressure center turns and takes aim.


“The return of abundant moisture will pose a severe risk to parts of Texas, including southeast Texas, where a few storms could briefly turn severe with large hail, damaging winds and a tornado,” the official said. FOX Forecast Center.

“It remains unclear if the ingredients for severe weather will come together in time, which could increase or decrease the severe potential through Tuesday,” the forecast center continued.

Rain is also creeping into the Midwest on Tuesday evening. Areas hard hit by the ice storm will experience heavy rains and are at risk of flash flooding.

The areas of the can, except those that will be hard hit by the ice storm, will experience heavy rains and are at risk of flash flooding.
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“Storms will be efficient rainmakers, easily exceeding rain rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Given the already saturated soils in place, an area of ​​greatest threat for flash flooding will exist from Houston to Little Rock,” the Forecast Center said. “A 2 to 3 inch of widespread rain is expected in parts of the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley Tuesday through Thursday.”


The threat of flooding increases overnight Tuesday and peaks after sunrise Wednesday.

“Rain is expected to spread from Indianapolis to New Orleans by noon Wednesday along the rapidly moving cold front. Severe potential will exist, primarily in the form of damaging winds, but that potential is unclear at this time as it is highly dependent on the development of Tuesday’s storms,” the center said.

Some areas of the Midwest can expect up to 5 inches of snow.
Some areas of the Midwest can expect up to 5 inches of snow.
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As cold air winds counterclockwise around the system, snow rolls into Kansas, Iowa and Wisconsin.

“The highest snow totals are highly dependent on the exact path of the system. Forecast models suggest the areas that could see the most snowfall are along a line from eastern Kansas north to Wisconsin,” a FOX forecaster said. “More than 5 inches of snow could fall, which could lead to impacts during morning and evening commutes.”

“Forecast models indicate that the timing of this snow would start late Wednesday in eastern Kansas and reach Wisconsin Thursday afternoon,” the center explained.


The storm is heading east Thursday. The fast moving front permeates Appalachia in the morning. Drivers in the I-95 corridor will need windshield wipers in the afternoon.

“This rain will spread along the eastern seaboard throughout the day Thursday before heading into the Atlantic Ocean by Friday,” the center said. “Some lingering thunderstorms will be possible in Florida on Friday as the front stalls across the Sunshine State. About 1 to 2 inches of rain will be possible along the East Coast from this storm system.

On the snow side, Kansas City and Des Moines could see up to 3 inches of snow while Green Bay could see up to 5 inches.


On the cold side, FOX Weather is already tracking another storm for the upstate tier.

“A second system will rapidly move through the same areas Friday through Saturday, and with more cold air in place than before, additional snow totals of over 3 inches will be possible,” the forecast center said.


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