Mild Saturday Details >
Dec 19, 2013; 8:00 AM ET A cold front that swept across the West last night produced gusty winds that could help spread the flames of the Pfeiffer Wildfire in Big Sur, California.
Similar to the days prior to Thanksgiving, the worst weather will focus on the days prior to Christmas as millions of travelers take to the roads and skies in the U.S. and southern Canada.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
A parade of snowstorms has been taking aim at the U.S. recently, increasing the chances for many to see a White Christmas.