Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
A pair of low pressure systems will move across the eastern third of the country on Saturday, while an onshore flow along the northwestern U.S. will continue to usher precipitation across the region.
A wave of low pressure is expected to push across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Saturday, bringing another round of snow showers to a handful of states. Light snow will be possible across the Ohio Valley, the central Appalachians and the northern Mid-Atlantic, while moderate to heavy snow will move across New England. A separate area of low pressure will develop over the southern portion of the Mid-Atlantic, bringing a mixture of rain and snow to the Tennessee Valley, as well as rain to the coast of the Carolinas. The Gulf Coast and the Southeast will stay mostly clear of precipitation on Saturday.
Meanwhile, a disturbance along the Pacific Northwest will continue to funnel precipitation across the northwestern U.S. Moderate to heavy rain is expected across Washington, Idaho, Oregon and northern California, while heavy snow will be possible across the northern Sierra Nevadas, the Cascades and the northern Rockies. A mixture of rain and snow will also move across portions of the Great Basin. The Southwest will stay clear of rain and snow as high pressure continues to build along the coast of southern California.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Friday have ranged from a morning low of -27 degrees at Crane Lake, Minn. to a high of 90 degrees at Uvalde, Texas