Wow what a weather weekend with plenty of unusual weather on the maps.
It is very warm here in the Rockies and southern plains. Texas has been seeing 80s and lower 90s for highs and will continue to do so much of this week.
We are going to see 70s across eastern Colorado, including here in the Denver area.
In the east, it is cool.
Snow fell this weekend from Arkansas to Georgia and the Carolinas. In some places, they went from severe thunderstorms to snow, such as across northern Alabama.
Across northeast Arkansas and western Tennessee, the snow accumulated to a foot deep! Hard hit was the northern side of the Memphis, TN metro area -- such as in Tipton County.
That snow storm is now moving up the coast, dropping a swath of heavy snow from Virginia to Maine.
All the big cities from DC to Philly and NY to Boston are bracing for locally up to a foot of snow by tonight. Portions of Long Island were expecting up to 18 inches.
In the west, rain was falling this past weekend in extremely dry northern California. In fact, it is supposed to be a wet week for that part of the country. I don't think residents will mind since they are seeing widespread drought conditions and coming up on a dry time of the year.
And numbers for January 2009 are out as far as how temperatures ranked in the US. It was slightly above average on the whole, mostly due to the western states being so warm.
The eastern states were cooler than normal.
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