New Year's 2017 Forecast: Weather predictions for New Year's Day and New Year's Eve

New Year's 2017 Forecast: Weather predictions for New Year's Day and New Year's Eve

The year 2016 may have been a tumultuous year overall, but it will most likely end in a mild way.

According to the Weather Channel, there are no major winter storms or severe weather in store for the U.S. for the end of the year, which is good for party and travel plans.

Here is the predicted forecast for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day:

New Year's Eve will be rainy for much of the country

Rain and thunderstorms are possible for the  lower Mississippi Valley, Tennessee Valley and Ohio Valley, according to the Weather Channel. Light snow and snow showers are possible in the Great Lakes region, as well as the interior Northeast and the desert Southwest.

New Year's Day may see more inclement weather 

New Year's Day will be a little more stormy for much of the country, according to the Weather Channel. Rain, sleet, freezing rain or snow is possible along Interstate 95, and the Southeast and Gulf Coast region could see rain and thunderstorms. The interior Northwest could see light snow, while rain and mountain snow is possible along the West Coast.