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United States New Year's Eve Forecast

Forecast for 8:00 pm local time.

Here is a look at the forecast for the United States this evening.

A low is impacting the eastern United States with rain in most locations. A few thunderstorms are possible for the southeast.

Across the Midwest and South nice weather is expected.

A low moving onto the west coast will result in unsettled weather. There could be excessive rainfall over parts of California. Snow is expected for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Great Basin, and Central Rockies.


If you have any fireworks planned, here are some safety tips:

  • Only adults should use handle fireworks

  • Never use fireworks while impaired

  • Never hold lighted fireworks in your hands

  • Do not light them indoors

  • Only use them away from people, houses and flammable material

  • Only light one device at a time and maintain a safe distance after lighting

  • Do not try to re-light or handle malfunctioning fireworks

  • Soak both used and unused fireworks in water for a few hours before discarding

  • Keep a bucket of water nearby to fully extinguish fireworks that don't go off or in case of fire

  • Never use illegal fireworks

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