The Nation's Weather Update

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 12:14 pm
By: News 9

High pressure is dominating the weather through the eastern U.S. 
today, as skies are generally mostly sunny. There are some high clouds over
the  southeastern U.S. A series of storm systems are spreading showers and
isolated  thunderstorms through the northern Plains while showers and
thunderstorms are  developing through the central and southern Plains. Some of
these storms will  be strong to severe with large hail and damaging winds
likely as well as few  tornadoes. The rain is falling as snow through the
northern and central  Rockies. Some of the snow may be heavy as well. Clouds
are on the increase in  the Northwest while sunny to partly cloudy skies are
being seen through the  Southwest.