The latest U.S. winter outlook spells trouble for dry California, New York State, Texas, and the Midwest.
The Pacific Northwest will see a strong snow-out, with 2 to 4 inches of snow expected in the region, the National Weather Service reports.
In New England the Northeast will get a snow-out of 2 to 4 inches and the rest of the country will receive 1 to 4 inches in the Northeast and parts of the Mid-Atlantic. Snow will be scattered in the West and the Southeast, and the rest of the country will get snow of 2 to 4 inches.
The biggest snowfall of the season will be in southern Arizona. The National Weather Service there is expecting 3 to 7 inches of snow in the Tucson area during the next 24 hours. Snowfall will occur on a daily basis in the region and may exceed 7 inches during some parts of the day.
Here’s the latest snowfall outlook: (Click on map to enlarge.) Snowfall will be heaviest in southern Arizona, New Mexico, southern California, and south Texas.
The greatest snowfall in the next 24 hours will be in southern Arizona, with 3 to 9 inches of snow in the first period of the day. Lesser amounts will fall in New Mexico and southern California but should exceed 7 inches in the Tucson area. In most regions of Texas and the Central Plains, 4 to 8 inches of snow is expected in the first period of the day on Sunday afternoon.
The heaviest snowfall of the season is forecast for southern Arizona, with 7 to 12 inches possible. The snow will quickly be followed by heavy rain, with snow in the mountains likely to be wet and sticky.
The East Coast will get between 3 to 11 inches of snow, with the snowfall heaviest in the Appalachians and coastal Massachusetts. The snow will spread into the southern United States over the next four days.
The greatest snowfall in the next 24 hours will be over northern Canada, reaching southern Quebec early Sunday morning. Snowfall from western