It has only been a little more than a week since a rare November snowfall greeted the South. Now, many of the same residents affected last week will see snowflakes flying yet again into Wednesday.
The same storm system set to spread travel-disrupting snow from North Carolina to Maine Wednesday into Thursday will bring these next snowflakes to the South.
Tonight, a light mix of rain and snow is expected to break out from eastern Oklahoma to western Tennessee and northern Mississippi. Little Rock, Ark., and Memphis, Tenn., are among the cities where snowflakes could be flying tonight.
Rain overspreading areas farther south and east through central and southern Mississippi, northern Alabama and Tennessee tonight will taper off to a mix of rain and snow showers Wednesday. Even Jackson, Miss., could have a light mix of rain and snow.
Little or no snow accumulation is expected throughout the southern Plains and interior Southeast through Wednesday. It will just be higher elevations of far eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina that pick up any snow of consequence.
AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski has more details on the more significant snow in store for areas from the southern Appalachians into New England.
While Atlanta has received above-average rainfall so far this month, dry and calm conditions are forecast for the Atlanta area this week.
Compared to Thanksgiving Day in 2014, this Thanksgiving will be substantially warmer in the Northeast.
Tropical Storm Sandra, located hundreds of miles southwest of Mexico, is becoming better organized and will likely track northward through the rest of the week.
A storm system will dive southward along the West Coast on Tuesday before tracking eastward across the Rockies into Thanksgiving Day.
An expanding area of snow, rain, wind and cold will hamper Thanksgiving travel in the West, while most areas east of the Rockies can expect no major weather-related problems during the early to middle part of this week.
Wet weather will stretch from Texas to Michigan and could impact shoppers and slow travel during Black Friday.
New York State (1989)
Heavy lake-effect snow caused a 60-car accident on I-81 north of Rome.
Baker, LA (1996)
Near Baker, a white Plymouth Voyager was onto a roof by a tornado. Then it rolled off the roof.
Early season cold snap. Temperatures fell to 30 degrees in Gainesville, 30 degrees in Ocala, 28 degrees in Tallahassee, and 27 degrees in Grestview.