Wet weather forecast for much of South, West

Rain and thunderstorms will be prevalent across much of the southern and western U.S. on Thursday, with heavy rain forecast for parts of the Gulf Coast, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Meanwhile another round of winter weather is in store for parts of the mid-Atlantic and New England beginning Thursday night. Some locations in eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey could see accumulations of 3-6 inches through Friday evening.