Nightly News | February 18, 2012
>>> the weather now. tonight, some powerful storms are churning across the south and headed up north with snow forecasted for tomorrow. kelly cass is tracking it for us from weather channel headquarters.
>> reporter: good evening, lester. we have a lot going on between severe weather and a snowstorm for those of you in the midded a lap tick region. the mardi gras celebrations have been interrupted and we have picked up two inches of rain and a flash flood watch is in effect. we'll continue to track the heavy rain along the gulf coast . the darker green and yellow are indicating the heavier rain moving you're traveling along western virginia , that's where it will be the heaviest. it's something we'll watch tonight as well as the southeast coast tomorrow. before all is said and done, we could see a foot of snow in some locations across the mid-atlantic.