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Winter Weather Advisory begins at noon
Breezy and cold today (wind chills in the teens!)
Snowfall accumulations of 1-2 inches expected today and tonight
More wintry precip possible to end the week (monitoring)
Meteorologist Mark’s Vlog in a Flash
Today is a weather-aware day for light snow.
Daily Forecast Summary
Today: Snow. Winter weather advisory begins at noon. Snow continues overnight. Total snow accumulation of 1-2 inches.
Tuesday: Morning flurries, then partly to mostly cloudy skies.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and chilly.
Thursday – Saturday: Chance morning rain/snow and afternoon rain showers. I’ll fine-tune this forecast as details beoc
Sunday: Partly to mostly sunny.
Meteorologist Mark’s Snow Scale
Confidence has increased that we will see widespread snow amounts of 1-2 inches across the plateau by Tuesday morning, especially on grassy areas. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at noon today and expires Tuesday morning. Isolated locations, especially across Fentress County and eastern Putnam County (Monterey), could see slightly higher snowfall totals.
On This Day in Wx History
1967 – A record November snowstorm struck the Washington D.C. area. It produced up to a foot of snow in a 12 hour period.
Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes
High: 87° at Sebring, Florida
Low: -29° at Peter Sinks, Utah
An area of low pressure in the eastern Atlantic continues to show signs of organization. The system will stay far away from the US. The 2020 hurricane season officially ends at midnight.
Today’s National Wx Hazards
Severe storms threaten the Mid-Atlantic, while snow falls farther wester in the colder air. More snow can be expected with another winter storm coming into the Pacific Northwest.
Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards
Snowflakes are flying across New England and the central Appalachians. More snow can be found along the Front Range of the Rockies.
Nov. 30th, 1784 – John Jeffries, one of America’s first weather observers, became the first person to ascend in a balloon for the purpose of taking upper air meteorological measurements. Today, we release weather balloons for the very same purpose twice a day.