# Local weather forecast
Heavy Storms Forecast for Southern United States
An upper-level trough and accompanying cold front will continue to move south and east over the southwestern and central U.S. during the next several days, bringing with it a range of dangerous weather conditions.
United States Should Prepare for a Cold End of the Week
During the short-term prediction period, several locations throughout the nation will be affected by widespread snowy precipitation and freezing temperatures. A severe cold front moving east across the nation is expected to bring snow, sleet, and freezing rain from New England to south Texas. Light snow showers may persist overnight Wednesday over parts of the Great Lakes east to northern New England, starting in the north.