Cool and dry early week, Willa brings rain later
By Frank Strait, AccuWeather senior meteorologist
10/21/2018, 8:30:23 PM
Most of the South will remain cool and dry for most of the week with rain confined to South and West Texas. Even Florida is getting modest relief. The main story this week will be how the East Pacific storm Willa brings another round of rain to Texas and then gets caught up in a storm system that will form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week; it will then likely track near the East Coast next weekend. The infusion of tropical moisture will lead to much of the Southeast getting a cold, soaking rain later in the week into next weekend. It won't be cold enough for snow, though, at least not across the South. More chilly air comes in behind the storm, but it looks as though we'll have a warmer spell next week.
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Frank Strait - December 16, 2018, 7:28:09 AM EST
It will stay quiet across the South until midweek, then a new storm will push through and cause a soaking rain and locally gusty storms over much of the Southeast again.
Frank Strait - December 10, 2018, 8:26:08 PM EST
A storm moving in later this week will cause heavy rain that can lead to flooding, especially in areas that had very heavy snow this past weekend.
Frank Strait - December 07, 2018, 5:50:34 PM EST
Heavy snow and ice is headed to the Carolinas and Virginia while the rest of the South sees soaking rain and thunderstorms.
Frank Strait - December 06, 2018, 5:56:05 PM EST
A storm crossing the South this weekend will cause snow and ice in some areas and a potentially historic snowstorm in the North Carolina mountains and foothills.