Christmas is right around the corner and that means holiday travel for many, so of course you’ll need to know what the weather might bring! While some in our weather zones may see a white Christmas, others won’t be as lucky — better have those umbrellas handy. See what the Farmers’ Almanac’s long-range forecast predicts for your neck of the woods for December 24 – 27th, 2017:
Zone 1 – Northeast & New England
Includes New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Dreaming of a White Christmas? Keep dreaming! Turning unseasonably mild with showery rain as a storm takes a track well inland.
Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Turning milder with a few showers of wet snow or rain.
Zone 3 – Southeast
Includes Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
A big warm-up in time for Christmas with a few showers.
Zone 4 – North Central
Includes Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
Snow over Rockies and Plains in time for Christmas.
Zone 5 – South Central
Includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Snow Northern New Mexico. Farther south and east, lower New Mexico, Texas, and Mississippi Valley all get rain.
Zone 6 – Northwest
Includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Stormy, especially along the Coastal Plain.
Zone 7 – Southwest
Includes California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Stormy, especially along the California Coast.
Doing any skiing this holiday? Need to plan ahead? Be sure to check out our 2017-18 winter weather outlook!
See our Canadian Christmas Forecast on the next page >
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