A major storm will bring blizzard conditions, over a foot of snow, severe weather, and fire danger for millions

Good morning everyone. Happy Friday!

today forecast

We've got a very powerful spring storm will bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions, ice, and strong winds and from the Plains eastward into the Great Lakes.

blizzard

Blizzard warnings are up for several states and some areas could get up to two feet of snow! 

snowfall

Meanwhile, strong winds associated with the same system will threaten parts of the Southwest to the High Plains bringing high fire danger.

fire danger

We're also looking at the risk of strong to severe thunderstorms across the Middle to Lower Mississippi Valley capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes, and flooding.

severe friday

Here's the threat for tomorrow: 

saturday severe

Ahead of this system, temperatures will warm up considerably across the South and the eastern third of the country. 

Be safe everyone.  Have a great weekend.

JD