The map below hones in on the mid-Atlantic states as the area for the severe weather today, but anywhere along the Eastern Seaboard is fair game for severe weather.
Soundings out of Dullas show quite a bit of shear to support storms that could rotate and produce a few tornadoes. I do think the main impacts today will be the heavy rain and flooding, as well as damaging wind gusts produced by the storms.
The event will happen quickly today as storms race along at 50 mph. So between the midday and late afternoon is when the storms will occur. By evening, most are racing off the coast.
The dreaded polar vortex is on the way for this weekend. Next week a storm wikll bring snow once again.
Snow showers will continue around the Great Lakes, Midwest and Northeast through Thursday. By the weekend, it's going to be very cold!
Upper-level low will brign scattered areas of snow through Wednesday. By the weekend, it's extremely cold.
Snow will hit many areas the next two days but extremely cold weather will follow the snow.
The pattern will become more wintry across the eastern part of the county, and a lot of people will see snow!
A storm will move up the coast clipping the coastal areas with wet snow. Eastern New England will have the msot snow from the storm.