A cluster of drenching, gusty thunderstorms will roll across southern Mississippi and Alabama, southeastern Louisiana and part of the Florida Panhandle Thursday.
The storms bring a risk of flash, urban and low-lying area flooding, as well as the potential for downed trees and power outages in some communities. Expect travel delays at area airports and along part of the I-10 corridor.
Cities in the path of the storms include Mobile, Ala., Pensacola, Fla., Gulfport and Biloxi, Miss., and New Orleans and Baton Rouge, La.
The overall weather pattern through the weekend and beyond will continue to favor pockets of drenching and locally gusty thunderstorms.
A couple of waterspouts and short-lived tornadoes can also be produced in the weather pattern Thursday into the weekend.
Wet conditions that have been so common in areas farther east across the South will spread westward into next week.
A new storm will spread a swath of snow and sleet spanning more than 1,500 miles from northern Texas and Oklahoma to southeastern New York state and Massachusetts, during Wednesday into Thursday.
A wide-reaching winter storm will stretch from Texas to New York Wednesday night and unleash heavy snow, ice and flooding rain along its path.
A potent storm will slam Italy and the Balkan Peninsula with heavy snow, flooding rain and gusty winds for the second half of this week.
A change in the weather pattern will turn off arctic air invasions and allow the March sun to go to work over much of the Central and Northeastern United States next week.
A Turkish Airlines jet skidded off a runway as it attempted to land in Kathmandu, Nepal, amid dense fog early Wednesday morning.
People across the Midwest and Northeast will be bundling up as the first week of March comes to a close due to a southward push of arctic air.
South-Central to NE Iowa (1959)
Heavy snow in a 100-mile band. Snow accumulated up to 20" and drifted from 6-10 feet high. Totals: 15.5" at Dubuque; 10 inches at Des Moines.
Nebraska to the Dakotas (1966)
Snowstorm dumped 12-36" from the 2nd to the 5th. Storm killed 15 people and 100,000 cattle. Snow drifted up to 30 feet. Visibility at Bismarck, ND, was zero for 11 consecutive hours.
Brownsville, TX (1983)
A high of 100 degrees; earliest 100 degree day ever for the city.