IS A WARM CUP
January 24, 2021, 4:08 PM PST
Southern California Overview:
- Saturday`s storm has exited the region and allowed some partial clearing, as another, colder storm dives south along the West Coast. Showers will break out this evening and become widespread overnight through early Monday morning. Rain will turn to snow as very cold air pours in from the north, dropping snow levels to 2000 to 3000 feet. Expect travel impacts in the mountains and along the higher passes. Gale force winds and dangerous seas will develop over the coastal waters with strong winds along the Coast as well. Highs Monday will be around 20 degrees below normal away from the Coast. The midweek period will feature quiet weather with gradual warming ahead of another large and slower moving storm bringing heavy rain and mountain snow to northern and central portions of the State. That one could arrive here Thursday night or Friday with more widespread rain and higher snow levels.
- Snow for the Sierra-Nevada Mountains, Great Basin, Central/Southern Rockies, and the Southwest through Tuesday. Significant Snow and Ice (rain/freezing rain) Accumulation Potential across portions of the Central Plains and Midwest through Tuesday morning. Moderate to Heavy rain possible over the Middle Mississippi/Ohio Valleys into the Tennessee Valley through Tuesday morning. There is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms over parts of the Southern Plains.