National News


Posted February 4, 2018 10:12 p.m. EST

Following Sunday’s wintry storm on the Eastern Seaboard, largely dry and sunny weather will prevail across the region on Monday. This will be favorable for any necessary cleanup from the snow, ice and wind. The exceptions include lingering flurries in northern New England and a damp, showery morning in southern Florida.

A band of snow stretching from the northern Rockies through portions of the central Plains and into the Midwest will drop a few inches of snow through Monday night, potentially leading to travel delays in major hubs such as Chicago and Detroit. Both cities could receive up to 6 inches of snow throughout the day.

A fresh round of frigid air will infiltrate the northern Plains and Upper Midwest, while some warmth and sunshine will build back into the central United States. Texas and much of the western Gulf Coast can expect lingering damp and cloudy weather.

Despite being in the midst of what is usually the wettest season of the year, the Southwest will remain entrenched in the recent dry and warm pattern. With the exception of morning fog in the Los Angeles Basin, sunshine will prevail throughout the region.

Focus: Storm in the East on Wednesday

Snow and mixed wintry precipitation will overspread the East on Wednesday, potentially disrupting travel over a wide area. Snowfall could reach 6 inches from northern Pennsylvania to northern New England. Farther south, turnover to rain will limit accumulation.