Strong winds, heavy rain and mountain snow are forecast for Tuesday in most western states of the US. On Wednesday, the storm hits the central part of the country, where over 4 million people are under winter weather warnings.
People who travel through the Plains and Midwest after Christmas dinner and make gift exchanges with family and friends need to be extra careful as the streets in the area will remain dangerous until Friday ,
If the roads are to become more dangerous, the snowfall is likely to reach 8 to 12 inches there With parts of eastern Colorado, western Nebraska and the Dakotas may see more than a foot of white material.
In the south, around 12 million will be vulnerable to severe storms on Wednesday, with possible strong winds, heavy hail and occasional tornadoes in the afternoon and evening.
There will be 2 to 4 inches of rain in much of the South, possibly more in some areas, which could trigger the risk of Friday's flooding.
According to a report by the American Automobile Association this month, 112.5 million Americans are expected to travel on vacation – a record and an increase of 4.4% over the previous year.
Of these, about 102.1 million will be driving. Another 6.7 million will fly. The rest will take trains, buses or boats, says AAA.