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Archive for snowfall totals

Light rain and snow tonight leads to minor accumulations

6:36 PM

I have been hinting for some time that the precipitation shield for tonight’s storm was going to be more expansive than what was being forecasted.  However, I am not very impressed with the accumulation potential for this storm.  The first and foremost is the warm boundary layer temperatures. 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→

Active pattern leads to uncertainty

11:52 AM

High pressure is starting to slide east of the Northern Mid Atlantic today with moderating temperatures remain the theme, which is melting the snow pack at a rapid rate.  However more winter storms are on the way for the region.

A strong disturbance developing over the Southern Plains Read More→

Tranquil conditions return, for now

6:10 AM

As the low pressure system that produced light to moderate snowfall over much of the northern Mid Atlantic exits into the north Atlantic, high pressure takes hold with a well deserved break from winter weather precipitation for the region.

Yesterday’s snowfall ranged from an inch over southeastern Pennsylvania Read More→

Upper low to bring light to moderate snow through this evening

7:49 AM

A strong upper low over northern Virginia this morning will move through New Jersey this afternoon with bands of light to moderate snow throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas.  This upper low will support the intensification of an area of low pressure to the east Read More→

Light snow this morning then a quiet moderating period

6:38 AM

An area of low pressure is rapidly developing off the Delaware coast this morning and will continue to produce a light snowfall over much of the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas.  The heaviest snowfall is expected to be along the immediate coast with most locations expecting Read More→

Thoughts For The Afternoon And The Right Technique To Shoveling Snow

12:15 PM

I’ve just spent the past hour and a half shoveling the 10 to 12 inches of snow sitting on my drive way.  Let me tell you, shoveling this snow is no joke.  For those of you with the unlucky task of having to shovel this stuff, remember bend Read More→

Deformation Zone Trying To Form Over Eastern Pennsylvania

9:01 AM

After looking at some great surface, mid level, and upper level data from the SPC, it appears that a deformation zone is attempting to form over eastern Pennsylvania down through eastern Maryland.  

The snow is already falling heavily over parts of central New Jersey, however that snowfall Read More→

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→

Morning Update: Storm Moves Slightly Faster

5:53 AM

The precipitation with this storm is moving slightly faster than thought last night by about 3 hours.  The dry slot is moving through the forecast area now rather than at 8 AM, however the intensity of the snow did not disappoint.  Snowfall totals throughout the forecast around range Read More→