Flood threat and avalanche warning for western US

ABC News meteorologist Somara Theodore is tracking cold conditions putting millions of American under freeze alerts from the Midwest to the Northeast.
2:25 | 12/04/23

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LIVE. >> FIRST, MILLIONS OF ARE UNDER >> FIRST, MILLIONS OF ARE UNDER FREEZING ALERTS FROM FREEZING ALERTS FROM THE MIDWEST TO THE NORTHEAST. THE MIDWEST TO THE NORTHEAST. THE COLORADO ARE ALSO UNDER AN THE COLORADO ARE ALSO UNDER AN AVALANCHE WARNING AFTER AVALANCHE WARNING AFTER MORE THAN TWO FEET OF SNOW FELL MORE THAN TWO FEET OF SNOW FELL IN JUST A COUPLE OF DAYS. IN JUST A COUPLE OF DAYS. ABC NEWS METEOROLOGIST ABC NEWS METEOROLOGIST SOMARA THEODORE IS TRACKING IT SOMARA THEODORE IS TRACKING IT ALL FOR US. ALL FOR US. >> HI, SAMARA. >> HI, SAMARA. HEY, GOOD MORNING, DIANE. HEY, GOOD MORNING, DIANE. YEAH, WE HAVE STORMS FROM COAST YEAH, WE HAVE STORMS FROM COAST TO COAST, WE'VE GOT THE WEST TO COAST, WE'VE GOT THE WEST COAST GEARING UP FOR MORE AND COAST GEARING UP FOR MORE AND SNOW. SNOW. >> AND IN THE NORTHEAST WE'RE >> AND IN THE NORTHEAST WE'RE WATCHING THIS LATEST SYSTEM WATCHING THIS LATEST SYSTEM DEPART. DEPART. SO HERE'S SOME VIDEO FROM SO HERE'S SOME VIDEO FROM NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE. NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE. >> THANK YOU, MARY. >> THANK YOU, MARY. THIS IS LOOKING LIKE A WINTER THIS IS LOOKING LIKE A WINTER WONDERLAND. WONDERLAND. PARTS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND PARTS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND ACTUALLY SAW AROUND NINE INCHES ACTUALLY SAW AROUND NINE INCHES OF SNOW AND THEY'RE NOT QUITE OF SNOW AND THEY'RE NOT QUITE DONE YET. DONE YET. WE COULD SEE ANOTHER 3 TO WE COULD SEE ANOTHER 3 TO 6 INCHES BEFORE THIS SNOW, 6 INCHES BEFORE THIS SNOW, BEFORE THIS SYSTEM IS DONE. BEFORE THIS SYSTEM IS DONE. AND BANKS OF HERE, AS A RESULT, AND BANKS OF HERE, AS A RESULT, STATES LIKE MAINE STILL REMAIN STATES LIKE MAINE STILL REMAIN UNDER WINTER WEATHER UNDER WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES, STILL SEEING ADVISORIES, STILL SEEING SOME SNOW COMING OFF THE LAKES. SOME SNOW COMING OFF THE LAKES. ONTARIO AND INTO UPSTATE ONTARIO AND INTO UPSTATE NEW YORK. NEW YORK. NOW, WHAT COMES AFTER THIS SNOW NOW, WHAT COMES AFTER THIS SNOW MOVES THE COLD THAT'S GOING MOVES THE COLD THAT'S GOING TO BURROW ITSELF DEEP INTO TO BURROW ITSELF DEEP INTO THE MIDWEST, DOWN INTO THE MIDWEST, DOWN INTO THE SOUTH TOMORROW, I'M SORRY, THE SOUTH TOMORROW, I'M SORRY, WEDNESDAY MORNING, LAID OUT, WEDNESDAY MORNING, LAID OUT, WAKING UP FEELING LIKE WAKING UP FEELING LIKE 30 DEGREES THERE INTO 30 DEGREES THERE INTO THE NORTHEAST FEELING LIKE THE NORTHEAST FEELING LIKE THE 2018. THE 2018. >> SO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR >> SO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR THE WIND CHILL THAT'S COMING THE WIND CHILL THAT'S COMING AFTER ALL THIS RAIN AND SNOW. AFTER ALL THIS RAIN AND SNOW. NOW, LET'S HEAD OUT WEST NOW, LET'S HEAD OUT WEST BECAUSE THIS IS THE BIG STORY. BECAUSE THIS IS THE BIG STORY. LOOK AT BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, LOOK AT BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, UTAH, THERE AS THESE SNOW PLOWS UTAH, THERE AS THESE SNOW PLOWS DO THEIR BEST TO PUSH THAT SNOW DO THEIR BEST TO PUSH THAT SNOW OUT THE WAY. OUT THE WAY. >> COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF SNOW, >> COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF SNOW, AS I MENTIONED EARLIER, PARTS AS I MENTIONED EARLIER, PARTS OF THE ROCKIES SAW 42 INCHES OF THE ROCKIES SAW 42 INCHES OF SNOW OVER THIS PAST WEEKEND. OF SNOW OVER THIS PAST WEEKEND. SO A LOT OF THIS ATTRIBUTED SO A LOT OF THIS ATTRIBUTED TO THE ATMOSPHERIC RIVER. TO THE ATMOSPHERIC RIVER. THEY'VE BEEN SEEING A SERIES THEY'VE BEEN SEEING A SERIES OF STORMS CONTINUE TO HAMMER OF STORMS CONTINUE TO HAMMER THE NORTHWEST AND TODAY NO THE NORTHWEST AND TODAY NO DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT. WE ARE GEARING UP FOR OUR NEXT WE ARE GEARING UP FOR OUR NEXT BARRAGE OF STORMS. BARRAGE OF STORMS. THIS NEXT ONE IS MOVING IN, THIS NEXT ONE IS MOVING IN, REALLY GEARING UP ON TUESDAY REALLY GEARING UP ON TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY, BRINGING HEAVY INTO WEDNESDAY, BRINGING HEAVY RAIN FROM SEATTLE ALL THE WAY RAIN FROM SEATTLE ALL THE WAY DOWN TO TAHOE AND SAN FRANCISCO DOWN TO TAHOE AND SAN FRANCISCO AND SNOW FURTHER INLAND. AND SNOW FURTHER INLAND. >> SO HOW MUCH RAIN COULD WE >> SO HOW MUCH RAIN COULD WE SEE ANYWHERE FROM 5 TO SEE ANYWHERE FROM 5 TO 10 INCHES MORE ALONG 10 INCHES MORE ALONG THE COASTLINE. THE COASTLINE. BUT THEN YOU HEAD FURTHER BUT THEN YOU HEAD FURTHER INLAND IN A STATES LIKE IDAHO INLAND IN A STATES LIKE IDAHO INTO THE CASCADES, INTO INTO THE CASCADES, INTO THE ROCKIES, ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO THE ROCKIES, ANYWHERE FROM 1 TO 2 ADDITIONAL FEET. 2 ADDITIONAL FEET. THIS IS ON TOP OF WHAT THEY'VE THIS IS ON TOP OF WHAT THEY'VE SEEN. SEEN. AS A RESULT, WE HAVE MULTIPLE AS A RESULT, WE HAVE MULTIPLE WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR THE WEST, SPECIFICALLY THE WEST, SPECIFICALLY THE NORTHWEST, INCLUDING THE NORTHWEST, INCLUDING THAT AVALANCHE THERE. THAT AVALANCHE THERE. >> AND WE DO SEE THE POTENTIAL >> AND WE DO SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ALONG FOR FLOODING ALONG THE COASTLINE AS WELL, DIANE. THE COASTLINE AS WELL, DIANE. SO WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE ON THIS SO WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE ON THIS FROM COAST TO COAST.

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