We complied a list of the top four weather stories we’re watching this week in the United States. It includes the Midwest snowstorm, Eastern U.S. rain, active West, and the January thaw.

Midwest Snowstorm:

Yet another snowstorm is headed to the Midwest on Monday, but this storm will be the most significant one of the season with widespread totals of at least a half a foot of snowfall.

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Eastern U.S. Rain:

The storm that will bring snow to the Midwest will also bring rain to much of the East through Tuesday. Rainfall for the most part will be light, but portions of the South may deal with severe storms this Sunday.

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Active West:

The rounds of storms into the West continues, specifically the Northwest, with days and days of rain and snow in the forecast this week. Even portions of California will get in on the precipitation during the latter half of the work week.

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January Thaw:

The warmer-weather pattern will continue for the remainder of January and into the beginning of February as a ridge of high pressure dominates the Eastern U.S. overall.

Stay tuned for this story.


Jackson is Head of Content at WeatherOptics and produces several forecasts and manages all social media platforms. Previously, Jackson forecasted local weather for southwestern Connecticut, founding his website, Jackson's Weather, in the March of 2015. He is currently studying Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism at the University of Miami.

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