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US Election Day: Warmth to Dominate East; Stormy Weather to Blast Interior West

Millions of Americans will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, for Election Day.

While nearly two-thirds of the eastern United States will have dry weather, unsettled conditions will make for a different scene in the West.

Above-Average Warmth to Spread From Texas to New England

Voters won't have to deal with wet conditions from eastern Texas to the Ohio Valley, but locally dense fog may prevent challenges to early risers.

Widespread patchy fog is expected to disperse by 8 a.m.

While jackets might be needed in the morning hours, an area of high pressure will pull temperatures close to the 70-degree Fahrenheit mark for much of the eastern half of the U.S.

In Chicago, the daytime high is expected to hit the 70-degree mark by lunchtime. Farther east, temperatures will flirt with 70 as far north as New England.

Temperatures will climb to nearly 10 degrees above average for this time of year in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Kansas City, Missouri.

Storms to Dampen Voters From Florida to North Carolina

Votes in the Southeast will not experience the calm conditions like their northern neighbors.

"Thunderstorms will be on the prowl across Florida on Election Day," AccuWeather Meteorologist Tyler Roys said.

For those waiting in outdoor lines, seek indoor shelter at the first sign of thunder or lightning.

Heavy rain that washed Orlando, Florida, to Raleigh, North Carolina, on Monday will continue to fall along the coast.

On-and-off rain will cover the region for most of the day, though heavy rain could fall in spots.

Rain to Fall Across Southeast US

Storms to Bring Snow, Rain to Interior Northwest

Unsettled weather will grip the interior Western U.S. on Tuesday, creating hazardous conditions in some areas.

Snow may coat roads from Nevada to Montana, including some high elevation areas in Oregon.

"Much of the snow accumulation will fall in higher terrain," Roys said.

Showers will occur on the edge of the storm, making for wet roadways and potentially slick conditions from New Mexico into the Dakotas.

Dry weather is expected along the western coastline, with near-normal temperatures from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles.

Voters in Alaska will have to deal with a stormy pattern from Anchorage to Juneau. The wet conditions could produce snow in Anchorage.

In Hawaii, seasonable temperatures in the low 80s will offer ideal conditions for those making their way to the polls.