Cold, dry air to overspread much of the country. Snow squalls will continue into the weekend, however, downwind of the Great Lakes, while rain showers will affect southern sections of Florida and Texas. Farther west, precipitation returns across California, while a major snowstorm will unfold across lower elevations of the Northwest.
next week, precipitation will broadly return across the central and eastern
U.S., with wind-driven snow expected from the northern and central Plains into
the upper Midwest; snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain likely in the
Mid-Atlantic States; and showers and thunderstorms anticipated across the