Here is a roundup of expected weather for tomorrow and also for the Christmas weekend. Not an all-inclusive list but it should be helpful for a lot of folks trying for an early start on the highways:
MOBILE AND GULF COAST: Good chance of showers tomorrow. High 75. For the Christmas weekend, Mostly cloudy and cooler Saturday with occasional showers. High 62. A few showers on Christmas Day but mostly sunny. Cool with a low of 42 and high 58.
NASHVILLE: Mostly cloudy and a lot cooler Saturday. Slight chance of rain. High 48. For Christmas Day, Partly sunny. Low 32. High 48.
CHARLOTTE: For tomorrow, mostly cloudy with widespread rain mostly through the morning. High 65. For Christmas weekend, a good chance of rain Saturday with a high of 52. Mostly cloudy Christmas Day, a chance of rain. Low 42. High 52.
WASHINGTON/BALTIMORE: Extensive rain tomorrow including some thunderstorms by afternoon. High near 60. Chance of rain 100%. For Christmas weekend, mostly cloudy Saturday. High 45. Chance of rain at night, Mostly cloudy Christmas Day still a chance of rain. Low 35. High 42.
NEW YORK CITY: For tomorrow, steady rain near 100 percent chance. Low 39. High 55. For Christmas weekend, partly sunny Saturday with a 30% chance of rain by afternoon. High 45. Mostly cloudy Christmas Day with low 35, high 46 and 40% chance of rain.
CHICAGO: Cloudy with a 30% chance of rain tomorrow morning. High 45. For christmas weekend, partly sunny, dry Saturday but cold. Low 25. High 34. Partly sunny Christmas day, cold with a low/high of 24/36
DALLAS/FORT WORTH: Mostly sunny tomorrow. High 55. For christmas weekend, partly sunny Saturday and Sunday. High 48 Saturday and 38 Sunday. Low near 30 Christmas morning.
ATLANTA: Showers tomorrow, numerous at times. High 68. For Christmas Weekend, a good chance of showers Saturday. High 60. Christmas Day should be sunny with a low of 38 and high 55
SEVERE WEATHER: The Storm Prediction Center does not have even a slight risk posted for tomorrow and Thursday. There is a slight risk posted for Friday for Southeast and Coastal Mississippi, Southeast Louisiana including New Orleans, and Central and Southwest Alabama from about Birmingham southward including Mobile. That is a long way down the road so there could be changes
SNOW REPORTS: These snow depths about 6 o’clock this evening: 14 inches at North Rim of Grand Canyon, 8 inches at Clayton, New Mexico, 6 inches at Dodge City, five inches at Colorado Springs and 6 inches at Pubelo, Colo. There are still big drifts in parts of New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas where there were whiteout conditions during the blizzard.
TEMPERATURE EXTREMES TODAY: Low of 9 below zero this morning at LaBarge, Wyo., and a high this afternoon of 81 in Tampa.