Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Blog for Thurs., Dec. 17

Headlines 

Next system arrives Saturday

Warming trend early next week

Another system arrives Wednesday night

Meteorologist Mark’s Vlog in a Flash

48-Hour WX

Seven-Day Forecast

Daily Forecast Summary

Today: Morning flurries will be followed by gradually clearing skies.

Friday: Mostly sunny.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with showers developing in the afternoon.

Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy.

Monday – Tuesday: Partly cloudy and pleasant. Mild.

Wednesday: Increasing clouds.

Threats

A few snow flurries are likely this morning but impacts are quite minimal.

No hazardous weather is expected over the next seven days.

On This Day in Wx History

1924 – A severe ice storm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th! 

Almanac

Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes

High: 85° at both Immokalee & Big Cypress Reservation, Florida 

Low: -16° at both Clayton Lake, Maine & Mount Washington, New Hampshire

Today’s National Wx Hazards

Snowflakes are still flying across New England today, as that big Nor’easter begins to move out and away from the US. More snowflakes are flying across the Rockies and Ohio Valley.

Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards

Accumulating snowfall can be found across Colorado and southern Wyoming. Additional snowfall can be found across parts of Idaho and Montana.

 Weather Shots

Take a look at the snowfall near Binghamton, New York this morning! Geez. (Photo by NWS Meteorologist @adam_Gillwx).

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