Feb 23

Significant Severe Weather Becoming More Likely Tuesday, Wednesday Across Gulf States

While this week’s storm system will be producing snow and ice scenarios to the north across parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes, to the south in the “warm” sector of the storm system, severe weather will be play a large and potentially significant threat Tuesday, Tuesday night and into Wednesday across much of the …

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Feb 17

Much Colder, Snowier In The East; Warm In The West Through February

The groundhog made its appearance earlier this month and whether it saw its shadow or not has no impact on how the remainder of winter will turn out, but science can give us insight on this. As I’ve mentioned since my winter outlook was released in September, winter would have a tardy arrival this year as …

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Feb 09

Coldest Air Of The Season Coming This Weekend Across The East With Dangerous Wind Chills Likely

As noted in several articles and social media weather discussions, following a brief, February thaw, the gates to the Yukon would open up and Arctic air would flood into the eastern tier of the US. As we head into Valentine’s Day weekend, the confidence in this solution has increased significantly. Model guidance suggested that around …

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Feb 07

Widespread Snow Likely Sunday-Tuesday Across Eastern US; Possible Nor’easter for New England

Last night, I broke down three possible scenarios that could evolve with several pieces of energy that were in play across map. These pieces of energy were either to work in tandem or act independently to produce either a set of minor snowfall events or one larger snowfall event. As we look at the same …

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Feb 05

Multiple Winter Storm Threats Next Week Across The East

As we move into next week, things become very interesting when looking at potential winter storm threats through the early and middle parts of next week. The pattern is loaded, and the pieces are on the table… but the biggest question that always surfaces with these winter storm threats is… “can it all come together …

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Jan 31

Major Winter Storm To Impact Rockies to The Upper Midwest; Severe Weather Threat To the South

Well, the ingredients are nearly all on the table for a major winter storm across the Rockies, Plains and upper Midwest beginning Monday. I say nearly all because the energy needed to produce this winter storm has yet to reach land, as it is still in the Pacific Ocean. This will all change by tonight …

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Jan 21

Major Winter Storm Set To Impact A Large Part Of The Eastern US This Weekend With Significant Snow

Parts of Maryland have been placed under a Blizzard Watch beginning Friday, while parts of the central Plains to the Middle and Upper Middle Atlantic regions are under some type of winter weather warning, watch or advisory. All of this in advance of what is likely to evolve into a major winter storm set to …

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Jan 19

Major Winter Storm Likely This Weekend Across The Eastern US

As I’ve talked about since well before the start of Winter, Winter would arrive this year… but on a tardy schedule, and this has been the case. The long and oft-talked about “pattern-flip” has taken place and we are in the midst of wave after wave of cold, Arctic air and prime conditions for winter …

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Jan 08

Weekend Winter Storm Across The Midwest & Great Lakes, Arctic Air and Lake Effect Snow To Follow

The stage is set for a winter storm to develop that will impact the Midwest and parts of the Great Lakes this weekend and usher in much colder, Arctic air behind it, likely the coldest air of the season yet. The cold air that will be ushered in following this winter storm will set the …

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Jan 07

Arctic Air To Follow Weekend Winter Storm, Increasing Threats For Winter Storms Across Eastern US

As the first winter storm threat begins to evolve over the next 24-36 hours, this will set the stage that will open the doors of the Arctic Freezer. The winter storm that will impact the Midwest this weekend will essentially act as a “driving” agent for the cold air by pulling it farther south and …

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