Noticeably cooler weather on the way today Details >
Mar 12, 2014; 5:00 AM ET Rain this evening will change to snow and accumulate a coating to an inch
Airport and roadway delays are mounting as a snowstorm begins over the Midwest with its sights set on the Northeast later in the day.
A spike in severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, will follow a slow start to severe weather season in 2014.
The total count of tornadoes nationwide at the end of this year is challenging to predict, but some similarities to last year's severe weather season are likely in 2014.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Springlike warmth will pour from the Plains to the East over the next few days before another winter storm unfolds at midweek.