The first significant snow is expected Monday and Tuesday in the Sierra with snow levels falling to 5,000 to 6,000 feet.
A cold storm dropping south from the Gulf of Alaska sends a cold front into California from north to south Monday and Tuesday. Rain and snow arrives Monday from the Tahoe area on north. It then spreads south to the south-central Sierra Tuesday.
Snow accumulations in the high Sierra could be 6 to 12 inches. Late season hikers and campers should be prepared for the cold and snow.
Furthermore, the air will be cold enough to allow for a few snow showers in the mountain passes. This snow could potentially inhibit travel, especially during the night when temperatures reach their daily low.
Updates from the severe weather outbreak continuing across the Plains Sunday.
A slow-moving storm resulted in a week of below-normal temperatures that will likely continue into the week.
Heavy rain returning to the northern Plains will generate a renewed flood threat for the Red River.
See how far away severe thunderstorms are as we monitor the severe weather with these radar images.
Mount Saint Helens has erupted several times since the destructive 1980 eruption, and likely will again in the future.
Smoke from fires in the Yucatan Peninsula will affect parts of Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
Lubbock, TX (1996)
105 degrees, all time May record.
New England (1780)
The Dark Day: a famous weather event in New England. The sky appeared almost nighttime at noon and chickens went to roost. The phenomenon cleared up late in the afternoon and was later learned to have been caused by massive forest fires in the West.
New England (1763)
"The 19th day of May, 1793, a bad storm of hail and rain and very cold following which froze the ground and puddles of water." by Ebenser Byles, Town Clerk of Ashford.