The storm hammering areas from Colorado to Nebraska with near-blizzard conditions will fade before reaching the northern Plains, Great Lakes and Northeast.
The storm responsible for over 2 feet of snow in parts of Colorado and severe thunderstorms farther south will mature over the Plains.
A push of dry air from the northern Plains to New England will prevent the storm from taking a traditional northeastward path.
Instead, a diminishing area of precipitation will reach areas from the Ohio Valley states to the mid-Atlantic over the weekend.
Heavy snow that reaches into Iowa tonight will become a generally light wintry mix over northern Illinois (including the Chicago area) and a bit of rain in central Indiana (around Indianapolis) and southern Ohio spanning Saturday.
A bit of rain will streak eastward over the Virginias, Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula Saturday night into Sunday (including Baltimore-Washington, D.C.).
It is possible that the air is cold enough to support an accumulation of snow or a wintry mix in the mountains of the northern part of the Virginias and western Maryland.
There could be a few drops of rain, wet snowflakes and a dash of sleet from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.
Dry weather is in store for the swath from Huron, Fargo, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, New York City, Hartford and Boston.
Fall-like cooldown in store through the end of the week for the Northeast.
Two children were killed and at least another 15 people were injured Monday evening, as strong storms forced a circus tent to collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
Unsettled weather responsible for flooding downpours in Florida last week will gradually lessen over the next several days.
Tropical Storm Guillermo will continue its path toward Hawaii in the coming days bringing large swells and enhanced rainfall to the islands.
After a very hot end to July, some relief is on the way this week for Seattle and other areas of the Northwest.
Building heat across Europe this week will approach monthly and all-time record high levels in several cities.
Ossian, IA (1979)
Strong winds from a thunderstorm damaged a roller rink roof 50 miles NE of Waterloo, IA. A barn was destroyed and trees and power lines were downed.
Dallas, TX (1980)
A high of 95 degrees, breaking the string of 42 consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher.
Casper, WY (1990)
A total of 0.84" of rain. The normal rainfall for all of August is 0.63".