Stormy weather forecast for West

Mountain snow, rain will move into the region

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The West is going to experience active weather over the next few days, as several strong storms, widespread rain and mountain snow move into the region. 

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In California, the Sierra could receive 1-2 feet of new snow by Saturday morning.  

Unsettled western weather

Unsettled western weather (Credit: Fox News)

The arctic cold front will send temperatures plummeting while spreading snow over the Rockies, the Plains and the upper Midwest on Saturday.  

Western snow forecast

Western snow forecast (Credit: Fox News)

Freezing rain and ice will be possible over parts of Michigan and weekend travel will be impacted.  

Western futuretrack

Western futuretrack (Credit: Fox News)

Ahead of this, record warmth will be the story as temperatures soar 20-30 degrees above average for the Plains and Southeast

Warmth across the Plains, Southeast

Warmth across the Plains, Southeast (Credit: Fox News)

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Severe storms could be possible as the cold front crashes into the Plains on Saturday and Sunday.