Satellite + radar shows storminess out west. One low in New Mexico ..the other in the Northwest. Both will travel east and bring plenty of rain to the East Thursday night into Saturday when most places will get 1"-3" of rain. Quiet weather should follow for Christmas. Below - expected snowfall for the next 7 days...followed by expected rainfall.
Below - animated maps for the next 2 days followed by high temperatures for Wednesday.
Above..the GFS model for next Tuesday - Christmas Day. Blue shading indicates snow...green shading rain. Based on this model..a wet Christmas for the Northwest...snow Cascades. Snow in Rockies. SOme snow over the Great Lakes.....very windy for Plains....and mild. Be safe.