National weather forecast: Rain, snow flurries expected as severe storm system moves offshore

National weather forecast: Rain, snow flurries expected as severe storm system moves offshore


The storm system that brought more than two dozen tornadoes to the South is now exiting the East Coast.  

Cold air behind the front associated with the severe weather outbreak is bringing some rain and snow flurries as the system moves offshore.   

The national forecast for Friday, March 19. (Fox News)

Temperatures will begin to rebound this weekend. 

Expected high temperatures for Saturday. (Fox News)

Expected high temperatures for Saturday. (Fox News)

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Quiet weather is expected for the Central U.S, but the West will continue to see unsettled weather with rain along the coast and a foot or more of snow for the Sierra Nevada range in California, the Cascades in Washington and the Rockies later this weekend. 

Expected rain and snowfall totals through the weekend. (Fox News)

Expected rain and snowfall totals through the weekend. (Fox News)

The first official day of Spring arrives Saturday with most folks enjoying sunshine and calmer weather. 

Janice Dean currently serves as senior meteorologist for FOX News Channel (FNC). In addition, she is the morning meteorologist for FNC’s “FOX and Friends” (weekdays 6-9AM/ET). She joined the network in January 2004. She is the author of several books. Her latest is “Mostly Sunny” (Harper Collins, March 5, 2019) Click here for more information on Janice Dean.



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