Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, October 28, 2013.
A cold frontal boundary will move across parts of the West Coast, Great Basin and Intermountain West on Monday, while a separate cold front will trek across the central Plains, Midwest and into the Northeast.
Wet weather can be expected in Oregon and California on Monday, and snow showers will push across the Sierra Nevadas. Snowy weather will also push across the Rockies, as the strongest snow showers are expected to fall in Montana and Wyoming. This cold frontal boundary will cause temperatures to drop 5 to 10 degrees along the West Coast and through the Intermountain West on Monday.
A separate, more extensive cold front will stretch across the central and eastern thirds of the country, as severe weather will be possible in several states. Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas will experience strong to severe thunderstorms, while freezing rain will be possible in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Rain and thunderstorms will spread throughout the Mississippi Valley, the Tennessee Valley and into the Ohio Valley as warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico interacts with the cold front. Light rain and snow showers can also be expected in Michigan, across the Great Lakes and into the Northeast Meanwhile due to this frontal boundary. Meanwhile, the Mid-Atlantic coast and the Southeast coast will avoid precipitation on Monday as high pressure builds along the Eastern Seaboard.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Sunday have ranged from a morning low of 15 degrees at Stanley, Idaho to a high of 99 degrees at Hollywood, Fla.