– A parade of storms will continue to roll into the West Coast from the Pacific Ocean.
– On Thursday a new storm will head into the Northwest with periods of heavy rain and heavy mountain snowfall expected across Washington and Oregon.
– Several inches of new snow will fall across the northern Rockies through Thursday.
– A foot or more of snow will fall over the Cascades of southern Washington and Oregon.
– Rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is possible in coastal sections of Washington and Oregon.
– Another system moves into northern California Friday then dives into the Southwest for the weekend.
– Heavy rain and mountain snow is possible in Southern California and the Desert Southwest over the weekend.
– A very warm and relatively humid air mass will expand across the eastern two thirds of the nation for the end of the week and into the weekend.
– Along with record warm temperatures scattered showers and thunderstorms will dot the weather map each day with a few widely scattered storms possibly becoming severe, producing gusty winds, heavy rainfall and small hail.
– There could be a few stronger storms on Thursday from the Great Lakes to the mid-Mississippi Valley.