Nightly News | May 24, 2013
>>> the memorial day travel rush is under way tonight. 31 million americans are expected to travel by car. a million more on trains and buseses. about 2 million will fly to their holiday destinations. in a lot of place it is weather is not cooperating with the unofficial start of summer. weather channel meteorologist chris warner joins us with more on this story. chris, good evening.
>> reporter: good evening, ann. this weekend there is going to be some severe weather and some snow. let's start off with a look at where there will be severe weather . the threat tonight for the severe weather will be in the texas panhandle all the way up to parts of western nebraska. with this, there will be a chance for damaging winds, large hail and a low chance of a tornado. now, looking ahead to saturday, to tomorrow, there is a chance for mountain snow in parts of northern new york and northern new england . this is unusual late spring snow possible above about 1,000 feet. there could be some power outages with the snow falling on the leaves, possibly bringing down power lines . chance for severe weather there in the northern plains . also looking at the threat for severe weather pushing off a little bit farther to the plains but not moving very fast on sunday. still a chance for mountain snow in the green and adirondack mountains in the higher elevations. on monday, memorial day , it will be warmer in the northeast. ann, that looks like the best day to be outside in the northeast.