The northwest and the northeast will see the most snow heading into the weekend, with parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado also seeing light accumulations. For the week of Thanksgiving, the northeast will remain cool while a change in the storm track could bring much-needed precipitation to California and other areas of the west.
Short Term Forecast
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Forecast for this week
For the rest of this week, look for the deepest accumulations over the northwest (British Columbia) and also over the mid-Atlantic and New England.
The storm over the northeast will bring mixed precipitation to the coast, but inland at most ski areas, the majority of the precipitation will fall in frozen form.
Forecast for the weekend
This weekend will bring drier weather to the northwest, a quick-moving storm with 1-6 inches to Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado, and continued chilly weather over the northeast with lake-effect snow.
Forecast for Thanksgiving week
Looking ahead to the holiday week, the northwest will see light to moderate snow, the northeast will continue to see cool weather with snow showers and maybe a stronger storm around Tuesday, and the central-western US will finally see the storm track push snow into the area, likely arriving in California around Wednesday or Thursday.
The outlook for the days after Thanksgiving shows the potential for the central-western US and the southwest US to see additional storms, and these systems may track east-northeast.
Thanks for reading and look for the next forecast on Monday, November 19.
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