SEVERE weather conditions like rain, snow, tornadoes and even FIRE could hit the states in surprise spring storms this week, forecasts say.
Another strong April storm is on the horizon this weekend, bringing severe thunderstorms and snow across the northeastern states and plains.
Heavy rain is expected to spread along the mid-Atlantic coast, triggered by the storms in New York City monday night that brought strong winds and some flooding.
On Monday morning, Winter Weather Advice extended across West Virginia and parts of New England, while winter storm warnings were issued from northeastern Pennsylvania to most of New York.
“A strengthening storm along the mid-Atlantic coast, combined with an approaching cold front, will bring another bout of wintry weather to the Northeast and New England earlier this week,” said Adam Sadvary, weather forecaster for AccuWeather.
Up to 11 inches of snow is possible in New York, according to the northern counties National Weather Service.
Snow and rain are expected in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, with a wintry mix falling in cities in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.
However, the storm’s heaviest snow will most likely fall in areas with mountains — according to Wyoming, eastern Montana and North Dakota The Weather Channel.
Severe thunderstorms in the plains are expected to begin Friday from parts of Kansas through Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
Intense weather in the central states means some tornadoesdamaging winds and hail are possible in the areas.
The spring storm will create strong winds over the High Plains and New Mexico that could allow wildfires to form and spread across the arid area.
That Nor’easter comes after a stalled weather front brought thunderstorms to Louisiana and Georgia over Easter weekend.
Storms wreak havoc to travelers in the south of the country when a tornado alert was issued in Mississippi.
A tornado warning was issued for two Mississippi counties Sunday night, according to news station WLBT.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18307120/spring-storm-warning-snow-tornadoes-fire-april/ Spring storm warning as forecasters say heavy snow, tornadoes and FIRE could hit US this week