Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Blog for Thurs., Dec. 10

Headlines 

A warming trend continues

Rain & wind arrives for Saturday

Turning colder Sunday

Light snow Sunday night

Meteorologist Mark’s Vlog in a Flash

48-Hour WX

Seven-Day Forecast

Daily Forecast Summary

Today: Sunny and pleasant.

Friday: Becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of a shower overnight. Winds increase overnight.

Saturday: Showers likely. Windy.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Light snow developing by evening and continuing overnight.

Monday: Chance for mainly morning light snow. Cold.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy and cold.

Wednesday: A chance for rain and/or snow.

Threats

As colder air moves in Sunday night, rain is expected to change to snow. Light accumulations are possible by Monday morning. It is still too early to know exact amounts (if any). Stay tuned.

Meteorologist Mark’s Snow Scale

Confidence in at least some snow accumulation has increased since yesterday. Stay tuned for any additional changes that may come in the next few days.

On This Day in Wx History

1988 – Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Ohio ranged up to 14 inches at Harpersfield, and totals in western New York State ranged up to 14 inches at Sodus. In the snowbelt of Upper Michigan, the Ontonogon area reported two feet of snow in two days.

Almanac

Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes

High: 86° at Kingsville, Texas 

Low: -29° at Peter Sinks, Utah

Today’s National Wx Hazards

Accumulating snowfall can be found across Colorado and Wyoming, as well as across parts of northern New England.

Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards

A big winter storm brings lots of mountain snow to the Rockies.

 Weather Shots

NASA Nerdology 

On December 8, 2000, the International Space Station (ISS) and the Space Shuttle Endeavour hatches opened for the first time and the STS-97 astronauts greeted Expedition 1. This was the first Space Shuttle mission to dock with an inhabited ISS. What a cool moment in history!

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