A storm pushing out of the Colorado Rockies Thursday afternoon will lead to some potentially strong or severe thunderstorms into the evening hours.
Thunderstorms are expected to fire up in western Nebraska and move eastward throughout the afternoon. Cities in the greatest risk area include, Sioux Falls, S.D., Norfolk to North Platte, Neb., and the northern suburbs of Goodland, Kan.
The majority of these thunderstorms will not be severe; however, there is the potential for isolated severe activity. The main severe threat with these storms will be potentially damaging wind gusts and small- or large-sized hail.
This is not the only area across the country that could see locally severe weather Thursday afternoon and into the night. Just east of the area in northern Texas that was devastated by tornadoes Wednesday evening, thunderstorms will again erupt in the southern Plains.
Cold air and flurries are in store for the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday but should not significantly impact voter turnout.
Snow and slippery travel will arrive in the mid-Atlantic states prior to the middle of the week.
Denver Broncos fans celebrating the Super Bowl win will see ideal conditions for Tuesday's parade and pep rally.
A new study has found that nearly a tenth of cereal crops have been wiped out due to droughts and heat waves between 1964 and 2007.
Waves of arctic air invading the eastern half of the United States this week will culminate with the coldest weather of the season so far for some areas by the Valentine's Day weekend.
Chilly air will visit New Orleans this year for the annual Mardi Gras celebrations and linger over the city until later in the week.
Stillwater Reservoir, NY (1934)
State record low temperature -52 degrees.
New York City, NY (1934)
Absolute minimum -15 degrees.
Philadelphia, PA (1934)
Absolute minimum: -11 degrees.