This is going to be a busy week for the folks in the Midwest.
1. Heavy thunderstorms will hit the same areas of the Midwest today and tomorrow. While not a big outbreak, storms may produce damaging hail and strong winds. I don't think this is a big tornado situation, but I can see a few developing.
2. Speaking of tornadoes, this weekend, we reached the lowest number of tornadoes to date since 2005. The lowest year that I can find since 2000 is 2004 and we may break that by mid-May.
3. Snow may hit areas from Kansas to Wisconsin late Wednesday into Thursday. This is a very marginal situation that can go either way in regards to accumulating snow. The models are showing a lot of snow in a narrow band, but it is May and that has to be taken into account. Denver will certainly get 2-4 inches of snow by Wednesday, but that's due to upslope.
4. Areas of the Midwest and Mississippi Valley will get heavy rains this week. Some places may receive over 2 inches of rain which will only aggravate the flooding situation.
We may see the tropics get active and produce a storm next week. We could see a storm approaching the US Gulf Coast by the Labor day weekend.
The pattern will bring heavy thunderstorms today and Wednesday. Video reviews the areas where the storms will hit.
No widespread severe weather just a few across the Midwest today.
The pattern is going to switch from the trough in the East to a trough in the West. That means warmth!
Trough in the East for now, but come changes are on the way for next week.
Heavy rains of up to 6 inches will hit New England today. Flooding will occur.