Justin Berk

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About Justin Berk

Meteorologist in the classroom, online, and on TV. Love the outdoors and embracing technology to share it. Proud dad to two boys on top of the list. CoFounder of Kid Weather App with my oldest son.

What Snow And Ice Left Behind On March 14

The storm that hit our region Monday night and Tuesday is easily the largest impact event of the poor winter showing this season. The snow amounts did have a wide range with some getting exactly what they expected and others left underwhelmed or disappointed. The heavy snow did fall in the predicted range along northern

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Windy Cold And A Little More Snow

March 15 - The storm is located in northern New England and is the gift that keeps on giving. We have set up a winter pattern to make up for lost time as strong winds and bitterly cold air is in place. The focus this morning should be the wind chills. By noon, one more

By | March 15th, 2017|freeze, March 20, Outlook, radar, simulated radar, sno, snow, wind chill, winter|Comments Off on Windy Cold And A Little More Snow

Part 2 Of The Storm: Snow Showers And Deep Freeze

March 14 - The storm is cranking quite a bit off of the east coast. As it moves north of New Jersey, we et the cold air sliding into Maryland. The last piece of energy is producing a band of snow this afternoon that could produce a dusting to inch coating. At this point the

By | March 14th, 2017|coastal storm, freeze, ice, Icy Mix, roads, simulated radar, snow, snow report, storm, winter|Comments Off on Part 2 Of The Storm: Snow Showers And Deep Freeze

Winter Weather Advisory Expanded: Sleet Lowered Snow Totals

Tuesday March 14 - We still have a mess this morning, but many in central Maryland have less snow. I really wanted to celebrate Pi Day, but forecast was anything but as easy as apple pie. Despite the cold trend I pointed out last night, the warm Chesapeake Bay was still a force for this

By | March 14th, 2017|Chesapeake Bay, coastal storm, Forecast, ice, Icy Mix, Maryland, simulated radar, sleet, snow, state of emergency, storm, Warnings, winter|Comments Off on Winter Weather Advisory Expanded: Sleet Lowered Snow Totals

Storm Trending Colder: Timelime And Part 2 Snow

At this stage of the game, writing this post at 10:30 PM on Monday night, this is nowcasting mode. Snowfall rates will increase up to 1 to 2 inches per hour in the snow zone overnight. But the rain line will try to creep in from the south. It will have resistance. Daylight Saving Time

By | March 13th, 2017|blizzard, Cool Kids Campaign, Nor'Easter, radar, simulated radar, snow, snowcast, storm, Warnings, winter|Comments Off on Storm Trending Colder: Timelime And Part 2 Snow

Winter Storm Update: Radar Simulation And Tricky Snow Line

8:00 PM Monday March 13 - The winter storm on the way is still in two separate parts. Below is the latest radar simulation to track the snow/rain line and compare to my final call for snowfall. As I have been showing for the past few days, the joining of forces over the Mid Atlantic tonight

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Wintert Storm Arrival Timeline And Answering Questions

March 13 - The winter storm on the way tonight has a lot of questions that come along with it. Below I am showing two computer models to highlight the snow arrival timeline, potential mix over Tuesday morning, and the wider to point out the immense power and extended duration of the storm impact.  With the

By | March 13th, 2017|blizzard, coastal storm, Forecast, school, simulated radar, snow, snowcast, Warnings, winter, Winter Storm Warning|Comments Off on Wintert Storm Arrival Timeline And Answering Questions

Warnings Advisories And My Final Call Snowfall Maps

Monday March 13 - The Winter Storm on the way is showing up on the national weather map this morning in two pieces. The primary piece is in the midwest now, but the coastal energy will be the main event by Tuesday morning. The main hesitation I had was where the rain snow line would set

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Warnings Advisories And My Final Call Snowfall Maps

Monday March 13 - The Winter Storm on the way is showing up on the national weather map this morning in two pieces. The primary piece is in the midwest now, but the coastal energy will be the main event by Tuesday morning. The main hesitation I had was where the rain snow line would set

By | March 13th, 2017|advisory, blizzard, coastal storm, Nor'Easter, snow, snowcast, warning, Warnings, wind, winter, Winter Storm|Comments Off on Warnings Advisories And My Final Call Snowfall Maps

Winter Storm Warning: Latest Snow Maps For March 13-15

March 12 - A Winter Storm Warning has been put in place for much of central Maryland, northern Virgina, and Pennsylvania. This goes into effect Monday night and lasts through Tuesday, but some snow showers could linger into Wednesday.  This upgrade is a natural progression as we get closer and more confident of the snow

By | March 12th, 2017|blizzard, coastal storm, extreme weather, Forecast, March, snow, snowcast, Warnings, winter, Winter Storm Warning|Comments Off on Winter Storm Warning: Latest Snow Maps For March 13-15