Above - early a.m. Friday temperatures.....just the tip of the iceberg as it will be even colder by New Year's Morning in many places. Below...satellite & radar showing small areas of snow and snowshowers from Rockies to Northeast...with no big winter storms in the forecast for at least the next 5- days or so.
Below - animated maps for the next couple of days. following - highs for Saturday.
A closer look at snowfall expected this Saturday by GFS...Canadian..and Euro. On behalf of the weather center...a happy - healthy and safe New Year.
Above - Friday's freezing line. Below...Friday's high temperatures...ugh!
Below - today's satellite-radar shows snow in Midwest - headed for Northeast Saturday. Wet weather continue in the south...with some ice and snow there as well. Following that - animated maps for next 2 days.
Below -the prediction for snowfall on Saturday by The Canadian...then the Euro. New Year's eve and day will be nothing short of BITTER in the north.
Above - early a.m. wind chills....not much different later on. Below - early morning temperatures.
Below - radar and satellite showing most of the action in the south....should continue into the new year. Following that....animated maps for next 2 days.
Lastly....The GFS forecasts for snowfall over the next 5 days. Stay warm and be safe.
Early morning temperatures above.....wind chills below.
Below - snowfall predictions for the next 5 days.
Below - animated maps for the next 2 days. On the quiet side but a wintry event will increase for the southern third as week wears on.
Below...satellite and radar followed by temperature projections for Wednesday. Stay warm and safe.
Satellite & radar shows the 2 jets beginning to phase and that's where the Northeast will get snow on Christmas Day. Otherwise bitter arctic air spills into Plains and heads east by early next week. Below. ....expected snow for today....followed by snowfall over next 5 days. Click to enlarge.
Below - expected temperatures for Saturday....followed by animated maps for the weekend.
Above the 3 main models for Christmas morning. Very much together which is so highly unlikely 4 days out.....nevertheless...suzy snowflake will be seen in The Northeast Christmas a.m. A very Merry and Safe Christmas to all.
Northern jet stream bringing snow from Dakotas to Great Lakes and will bring several inches to New England Friday. System in the Northwest will dive in and bring wet weather to east this weekend...with a change to snow on Christmas Day before ending. Not good for travel. Below..current temperatures and outlook for snowfall over the next 5 days.
Below - animated maps for the next couple followed by projected highs for Friday.
Above - models for Christmas Day: left - Canadian - snow ending by Christmas afternoon....center - GFS - some snowshowers - right - Euro - large storm with rain near coast ending as rain - heavy snow inland. That's my choice...a couple of more days to make it final. Be safe.
Two jet streams continue....rain Tennessee Valley south....snow moving out of Northern Rockies. A swath of snow will cover Northern New England Friday - into Saturday before changing to rain. Rain for Northeast Saturday. Computer models at odds for Christmas Day with a mounting threat for a winter storm for Northeast....stay tuned. Below..severe weather outlook for today in dark green....followed by accumulating snow projections for next 5 days.
Before we get into the battle of models for Christmas Day....below..find temperatures for Thursday....then animated maps for next 2 days.
Above..3 computer models for Christmas Day: left..Canadian..snow for New England early Monday otherwise windy and cold elsewhere. Center..GFS - Flurries - otherwise sun. clouds, windy. Right - Euro - Rain for major cities- snow inland - all moving out during the afternoon. Take your pick. If I had to side with any of the above...in spite of the Canadian's track record thus far...I tend to lean toward Euro....which may not be a good situation if traveling. We shall see. Be safe.
Satellite - radar still showing 2 jet streams. Southern jet will head north over weekend to bring wetness north...northern jet will bring bitter cold air to Northern Plains. Below - today's outlook for severe weather...in dark green.
Below...forecast for snow accumulations over the next 5 days...followed by temperatures for Wednesday.
Below - GFS Model for Christmas Day.
Totally based on above...snow from Great Lakes into Northern New England....rain from Central New England down the coast. It will change. Below...animated maps for next 2 days. Be safe.
Two jet streams now...one in south keeping it wet there...other in North .
Big change late week with arctic cold wave in Northern Plains...milder for East. Below...amounts of rainfall expected next 5 days....followed by amount of snowfall over next week.
Below animated maps for the next 2 days.
Below....Euro Model for Christmas Day.....will explain below map.
Model above shows fair but very cold Plains and Upper Midwest. Rain and mild stretches from Texas Gulf Coast to New England. Extreme Northern New England will see a wintry mix. So based on this...if a white Christmas means to snow on Christmas Day....Unless you are in the No. Rockies...Great Lakes...is no go. Be safe.
Southern jet keeps Gulf Coast unsettled. Northern Jet brings another band of snow to Mid Atlantic and New England today. Below - expected snowfall over next 24 hours.
Below - animated maps for the weekend followed by expected high temperatures Saturday for your holiday shopping.
A look at the GFS Model for Christmas Day......system comes in late Christmas Eve and into Christmas Day with snow New England - rain south along the East Coast. That will change daily. Be safe - have a nice weekend.
Small low moving off New England coast and taking any snow with it.
Snow in Rockies moving east....otherwise...a quiet time. Below - current morning temperatures...followed by map showing temperatures for Friday.
Below - snowfall expected today....followed by animated maps for the next 2 days.
Map above is from the GFS Model for Christmas Day. It shows a large area of moisture from SOuthern Plains to Ohio Valley to Mid Atlantic. Blue is snow...Pink and purple - ice - Green is rain. Let's hope this model is wrong otherwise this winter storm could impact a large part of the Nation for Christmas Day.
One front moving off East Coast this morning with flurries...next one over Upper Midwest will charge off East Coast Wednesday....so a big chill on the way. Below - current temperatures and prediction for snow over next 5 days.
Below - how cold will it be on Wednesday ! Followed by animated maps for the next 2 days. Aside from lake effect snow...should be a quiet time.
Satellite and radar shows moisture moving up from Gulf States. This will bring the first general snows from Carolinas to New England by Saturday. Most places 1-3"...locally 4-5". Below...snow accumulations expected over the next 5 days.
Below - current temperatures....notice how cold air has taken over much of The U.S. Below that - animated maps for the weekend.
Below - Euro model forecast snow amounts for this weekend.
Be safe...happy shopping.
Satellite/radar shows bands of snow coming off the Great Lakes...places like Buffalo & Watertown NY can get over 1 foot. Front stalled from Texas to Carolinas.....some of the deep south like Atlanta will get early snow and sleet....for the season. Below - current morning temperatures and freezing line.
Below - animated maps for the next 2 days. Some rain/snow for Mid Atlantic to SE New England Saturday.....otherwise it stays cold.
Below - temperatures for Friday....expected snowfall over the next 5 days. There's a threat of more widespread snow in Northeast by next Wednesday.
Early morning temperatures......cold everywhere....just about. Below - satellite - radar showing cold front moving across East Coast.
Below - expected snowfall over the next 5 days....followed by high temperatures for Thursday.
Below - animated maps for the next couple. Looks like lake effect snow will be the main story....aside from the cold. Be safe.
You should be able to pick out the cold front above....and if not...by the looks of the current temperatures below...you should be able to find it . Still having trouble....step outside if your in the Western half of the U.S. - Eastern half - wait until Wednesday.
Below - snow forecast for the next 5 days...(Cape Cod may get fringed)..followed by high temperatures expected for Wednesday.
Below - animated maps for the next couple of days. Be safe.
Arctic cold front seen on satellite working into Great Lakes. Northern Plains and upper Midwest with get snow and wind tonight. Rain moves into the East Tuesday.....cold air covers much of the Nation by mid week.
Below....snow forecast for the next 5 days.
Below - today's threat of severe weather in dark green. That is followed by projected high temperatures for Tuesday.
Lastly...animated weather maps for the next 2 days. Be safe.