Warming trend begins today
Next significant storm system arrives Wednesday
New Years Day looking good
Meteorologist Mark’s Vlog in a Flash
Daily Forecast Summary
Today: Mostly sunny and warmer.
Sunday: Partly cloudy, with increasing clouds.
Monday: Mostly cloudy.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a chance for showers.
Thursday: Rain possibly changing to some snow.
Friday: Mostly sunny.
Widespread hazardous weather is not anticipated at this time. I will keep an eye on any wintry mischief for New Years Eve, though it looks insignificant right now.
On This Day in Wx History
1983 – Miami, Florida established a December record with a morning low of 33 degrees. Just three days earlier, and again three days later, record warm temperatures were reported in Florida, with daytime highs in the 80s.
Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes
High: 80° at Pala & Fillmore, California
Low: -30° at Cotton, Minnesota
Today’s National Wx Hazards
Snow is accumulating today across the northern tier of New England and the Great Lakes region. Even more snow is accumulating across the northern plains, northern Rockies, and Sierra Nevada. Freezing rain is the big issue today across much of South Dakota.
Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards
Snow accumulates across the Great Lakes region and Upper Midwest, as well as across the Sierra Nevada Mountains, stretching eastward to Colorado. Freezing rain will threaten parts of New York state and Pennsylvania.
These very unique snowflakes were photographed by Michael Charnick (@charnick_wx) yesterday in Pennsylvania. Those are the coolest flakes! Michael photographed these after they had landed on a metal surface.
Check out his super cool “gingerbread house”! How cool is this? The International Space Station Gingerbread masterpiece! (ha) This magnificent creation was by Claire Lamman (@ClaireLamman).