National weather forecast: Strong storms expected in central US

Temperatures also up to 15 degrees above average

The system bringing some rain and snow to the West will swing into the Central and Southern Plains today, sparking a few strong storms from Texas to southern Kansas.   

Cooler air hangs on behind the front for the West. 

The threat of severe weather for Tuesday. (Fox News)

The threat of severe weather for Tuesday. (Fox News)

Windy conditions ahead of this system will also keep wildfire conditions critical across the southern High Plains.  

The national forecast for Tuesday, April 27. (Fox News)

The national forecast for Tuesday, April 27. (Fox News)

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Temperatures are 10-15 degrees above average from the Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic.   

Forecast high temperatures for Tuesday. (Fox News)

Forecast high temperatures for Tuesday. (Fox News)

This warm air will push east bringing a taste of summer to the Northeast on Wednesday.