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  • Slow moving storm means TX/OK severe weather and floods

    April 16, 2016; 12:15 AM ET

    A blocked-up weather pattern will lead to a storm moving very little over the next several days. It will cause some severe storms and it will tap into tropical moisture, leading to flooding rains as well. Meanwhile, most of the Southeast will continue to see nice weather for a while.

  • Early week severe threat, then another cool spell

    April 10, 2016; 7:30 PM ET

    It will warm up some ahead of a front early in the week, leading to severe storms along this front. It gets cool again later in the week, but not as cold as this weekend was.

  • Even colder this weekend! Snow for some!

    April 6, 2016; 12:45 AM ET

    If you think it's cold now, wait until this weekend! Another cold blast is headed to the Southeast and some will see snow flakes. We'll get one more cold shot next week but that should be the last one.

  • Is it April or February?

    April 5, 2016; 12:30 AM ET

    In the Southeast, unseasonable cold will rule at times through this weekend, but the cold will be felt less back west of the Mississippi. Some areas will even see some snow before it warms up, likely for good, next week.

  • Pattern getting back into gear, quieter early week

    March 11, 2016; 11:45 PM ET

    The weather system that brought flooding rains the last few days will move out over the weekend with a second storm close behind. After that it will be mostly quiet for a few days.

  • Severe storms and floods next few days

    March 7, 2016; 11:15 PM ET

    A lot of moisture is about to be pulled out of the tropics into Texas, Oklahoma and the Mississippi Valley, fueling thunderstorms, some severe, and with flooding rains. This slow moving storm will finally head east late in the week into this weekend.

  • Big rains and bad thunderstorms next week

    March 4, 2016; 11:45 PM ET

    A big warmup will begin this weekend. A slow-moving storm will cross the South next week, causing thunderstorms that will spawn some tornadoes and repeated downpours that lead to some flooding.

  • Two storms this week, snow for some with the second?

    February 28, 2016; 7:15 PM ET

    The primary concern for this week looks to be the potential for severe thunderstorms with two storms that will affect the region. But, it may be cold enough for some to see snow with the second.

  • Quiet weekend, two storms next week

    February 27, 2016; 7:00 PM ET

    After the quiet weekend, we'll be dealing with two storms next week. The first will be a severe storm maker. The second may also cause thunderstorms but may also cause snow for some.

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