Here’s where you could run into some trouble spots this Christmas travel season

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Christmas travel

ORLANDO, Fla. – It looks like Central Florida is going to have some of the best weather in the country when it comes to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. That is, unless you like it feeling festive.

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Friday (Christmas Eve):

A weak system in the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest could cause delays. The West continues to see the worst weather.

Christmas Eve

Saturday (Christmas Day):

A new system gets going in the Great Lakes region bringing a chilly rain. Persistent disturbances continue to bring poor weather to the West Coast.

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve:

Fast-forwarding to New Year’s Eve, a system diving out of the Upper Midwest will bring rain to the Mississippi River Valley. It will also deliver brutal cold to the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains.

New Year's Eve

New Year’s Day:

The highest rain chances move into the Southeast. It remains very cold in the northern tier of the country. The West Coast weather finally starts to settle down.

New Year's Day

About the Author:

Jonathan Kegges joined the News 6 team in June 2019 as the Weekend Morning Meteorologist. Jonathan comes from Roanoke, Virginia where he covered three EF-3 tornadoes and deadly flooding brought on by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.