Thanksgiving through the weekend look wet, cold and generally nasty for many places west of the Mississippi; a surge of tropical moisture from Sandra will likely lead to some flooding.
The convergence of multiple weather features over the southern Plains will result in a soaking rain; as cold air arrives parts of Texas and Oklahoma will see some ice and snow!
True arctic air coming into the South will give many places the chilliest stretch of the season so far. But, the weekend and early next week look mostly dry. Will that hold for Thanksgiving?
A storm coming out of the Four Corners will cause high winds, tornadoes and flooding rains through at least Tuesday, perhaps even later, as it marches across the eastern two-thirds of the nation. The long range is looking colder.
We'll be dealing with another intense storm early next week, this one having more of an impact on the weather down south. Severe storms and flooding rains both look to be threats.
Caveat emptor: It's November.
We are still on track for a severe thunderstorm outbreak tomorrow, including some tornadoes, in the middle of the nation. The threat diminishes into Thursday as the storm moves toward the East Coast. After that, we see a quiet spell.
With Kate staying out to sea, our primary focus this week will be severe weather potential in the middle of the country Wednesday into Wednesday night. Behind that, cooler air will move in.
Another big slug of moisture is coming into the Southeast, leading to another soaking rain through early week; a chilly rain, too. At midweek, the next storm system in line will cause severe storms.
The storm system that ingested Patricia is slowly heading east and will bring a soaking to much of the Southeast. It will be a chilly soaking in many areas as as Canadian air invades. There is concern for another round of heavy rain next weekend back in Texas.