Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Blog for Tues., March 9

Headlines 

Dry weather continues

Chance of showers by Friday

Next significant rain chances come Monday

Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Vlog 

48-Hour WX

Five-Day Forecast

Daily Forecast Summary

Today & Wednesday: Mostly sunny and warm.

Thursday: A few more clouds. Continued warm.

Friday & Saturday: Partly to mostly cloudy, with a chance for showers.

48-Hour Precip Forecast

Meteorologist Mark’s 5-Day Wx Concerns

Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Discussion

On This Day in Wx History

1960- A major winter storm strikes Middle Tennessee. Some snowfall totals include Crossville with 8½”, Cookeville with 7½”, and Nashville with 5½”.

Almanac

Solar/Lunar Data 

10 Days until Spring!

Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes

High: 87° at both Phoenix & Fountain Hills, Arizona 

Low: -18° at Saranac Lake, New York

Today’s National Wx Hazards

Freezing rain threatens eastern Montana and western North Dakota. Heavy snowfall can be found across central Wyoming, as well as across the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. A wildfire danger exists across the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles, as well as across extreme southern New Mexico.

Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards

A powerful storm system brings severe storms to eastern Kansas, while accumulating snowfall overspreads much of the Rockies and Front Range. Freezing rain threatens an area from eastern South Dakota to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A wildfire danger overspreads an area from southern New Mexico to the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles.

 Weather Shots

A gentleman by the name of @wyohistoryguy posted this beautiful photo on Twitter yesterday. “Nice drive up into the Laramie Range (Wyoming) yesterday afternoon.”

NASA Nerdology 

Twenty years ago this week, the Space Shuttle Discovery launched. The mission, STS-102, would take the Expedition 2 crew to the International Space Station.

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