...but it may turn cold toward the end of the month
Snowy trees in Oregon by Anna on Jan. 12, 2017
Snow and ice will move into the Great Lakes and Northeast followed by milder weather.
With cold air in retreat for now, the concerns mostly involve thunderstorms rather than for winter weather this week. Some areas could see a lot of rain, too. A return to a chillier pattern will start this coming weekend or early in the following week.
Sunset in Missouri by "chetpaty" on 11/30/16
Ocean Sunrise in Myrtle Beach by "lee1" on 1/10/17
One of the biggest ice storms in years for the Central U.S. is underway.
Extreme weather hit the West this week, with the heaviest snow and rain in years.
Mid- and late week days next week could be warmer than average by 20-30 degrees
Ice will hit the Plains and Mississippi Valley this weekend with Kansas getting the brunt.