A Warm Storm May Be Followed By Snow This Week

A Warm Storm May Be Followed By Snow This Week

Sunday February 5 – Today is Super Bowl Sunday… A day last week that looked like we would have snow. Well, if you missed the updates over the past few days, that is gone. We will have a large storm this week that will follow the winter trend of passing to our north and bringing us rain with very warm air. Like the 60s… Not my winter! Definitely not what we would expect in February, and time is running low for us to get our snow.  Well, it appears that my theory last week might very well hold true… What does NOT show up on the long range modeling, might be a good thing for us, because the storms we track a week away often don’t verify.

Here is a quick look at the storm progress and how the energy left behind might ride along the edge of the jet stream to bring us a second push with cold enough air to produce snow.  I need to say that this is show on on the GFS and European Models, but my trusty Canadian GEM model has not caught on yet, but…

First, the rain

GFS Model —> slider

Jet Stream Begin Storm 1

A new Low Pressure Center center is expected to form along the base of the trough the jet stream. This is where the potential snow will form and possible track.

Storm 2 = Snow?

GFS Model —-> Slider


Canadian Model = Only Lake Effect Snow In The Ohio Valley

Temperature Outlook

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Also See:

My Winter Outlook for 2016-2017: Colder with snow spread out more

Maryland Winters

NOAA Winter Outlook for 2016 to 2017

La Nina Formed: What it could mean to our winter

Farmers Almanacs Split On Cold And Snow

Extreme Weather of 2015 balanced out on both ends

Low Snow Winters In Baltimore: Records Might Surprise You

NOAA Ranks Blizzard 2016 4th Worst Snowstorm On Record

Blizzard 2016 Record Top Snowstorm: Area Totals

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