For some people, it is important to have a White Christmas because the cold and snow are synonymous with the Holidays. After all, it is the winter for most of us!
This year, the snow cover will be confined to the upper-eastern Midwest, Northeast, and Rocky Mountains where temperatures and precipitation have cooperated this year. Missing out on the white stuff will be areas east of the Rockies extending into the Midwest; notably Montana, the Dakotas, Nebraska, and Iowa.
Due to the relatively warm temperatures across much of the United States, there will be no significant snowfall for Christmas Eve and Christmas; however, light snow will fall across portions of the Midwest overnight.