Bad weather was predicted for this week. A witer storm will bring snow and strong winds from west to midwest and northeast. This system has been named Winter Storm Kade by The Weather Channel.
Severe thunderstorms are possible. 16 states from California to Iowa are affected. Homes, roads and streets have been submerged and some people even had to be rescued over the weekend. Major roads were closed on Monday. Winter storm watches have been issued in the Southern Plains from northwestern Texas into central Oklahoma for later Tuesday into Wednesday. The watches include Oklahoma City and Lubbock, Texas. By Wednesday, the storm system will stretch from the Plains into the Gulf Coast with damaging winds and a threat for tornadoes in the Gulf Coast and heavy snow possible from western Texas into Oklahoma. Many inches of snow are expected.
It's possible snow, sleet or freezing rain could fall as far south and east as the Interstate 35 corridor in Texas, including around Dallas-Fort Worth. Travelers are recommended to check road conditions. Snow, sleet and freezing rain will arrive in the Northeast and Great Lakes by Wednesday night. Interstate 95 corridor from Boston southward is most likely to have rain on Friday.