Wintry weather will be one of the big stories this week as snow will spread from the Rockies through the Midwest and then into the Northeast in the coming days.
A cold surge plunging southward from Canada is dropping temperatures and setting the stage for measurable snow this week.
More than a foot of snow will pile up across the mountains of Wyoming into Colorado.
Record low temperatures also could be broken this week where freeze warnings are up for close to a dozen states.
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over central Florida as a slow-moving front lingers over the region.
Flash flooding will be a concern with over 5 inches of rain will be possible in the next few days.
Dry, windy conditions will elevate the fire danger for parts of Utah and Western Colorado.