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Snow showers continue as storm slowly exits

10:27 AM

The influences from the winter storm of the past two days simply will not quit.  A strong upper low that caused the initial surface low to stall over New York City and then drift through Long Island continues to sit right over the central Hudson Valley.  Strong mid Read More→

Rain today, snow potential grows for end of the week

8:25 AM

A new coastal storm is starting to take shape off the North Carolina coast this morning and has produced periods of moderate to heavy rain along the immediate coast and a mix of snow and sleet over the northwestern interior.  In fact, moderate to heavy snow is growing Read More→

Worst impacts to the north and east, but northern Mid Atlantic will feel some effects

9:41 PM

The first storm to impact the northern Mid Atlantic this week is going to generally be a miss, however more potential storms are on the way.

Tonight, a new coastal low is forming off the North Carolina coast as a primary low is weakening over Lake Erie.  The Read More→

Evening Thoughts- (Part 1) Saturday’s snow potential

9:11 PM

Snow through Sunday morning

Snow through Sunday morning

Over the past several days, there has been some excitement throughout the weather world (at least in the Mid Atlantic) for a potential snow event Saturday evening through early Sunday morning.

My thoughts the past few days focused on the boundary layer temperatures through the time which the Read More→

Surprise Snow For The Hudson Valley To Start The Week?

7:05 AM

The model guidance in this period is in some disagreement on how to handle the upper level development of the pattern and therefore the surface features.  I think the GFS is an outlier here and leaned more on the ECMWF with some tweaks here and there.  

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National Weather Service Chimes In

6:02 AM

The National Weather Service from Mount Holly has put out some “estimations” of how much snow has fall over the forecast area in the latest Winter Storm Warning.  I’m not sure how accurate it is, but here is what they say:

 

WHEN THE SNOW FINALLY COMES TO  Read More→

Evening Thoughts And Wrap Up

11:13 PM

Moderate snow has overspread the entire Philadelphia and New York City metros including much of New Jersey.  Locally in Freehold, snow is falling at a moderate to heavy clip with visibility falling below a mile to 3/4 of a mile.  The sky is a light pink, indicating heavy Read More→

Afternoon Thoughts

5:21 PM

Well, the storm is right on the door steps as snow has started to fall over southern New Jersey.  

At this point, the upper level structure of this storm is rather impressive.  The upper level low remains strong and separate of the northern branch, which has been Read More→

A Discussion On Mesoscale Dynamics And Impacts Along The Coast

2:54 PM

I’ve been diving into the mesoscale models the past two hours to get a handle on how and where the mesoscale forcing will set up for tonight through Monday afternoon.  

The features I wanted to look at is the frontogenesis from the surface to 700 MB, the Read More→

Final Snow Map For Event

8:56 AM

Here is my final call for the storm as I see it based on observations of water vapor images, boundary layer observations, and radar presentation.  I think many of you are going to be pretty happy with what you’ll see!

SNOW MAP:

snmap0301093  Area One:  This area will Read More→