Tracking a winter storm
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Noon Forecast (new!)
MM’s Wx Vlog
Available later this morning.
Saturday: Areas of light snow possible in the morning, changing to rain by mid-morning. Rain is expected to gradually change to snow after dark. Becoming breezy overnight.
Sunday: Snow. Windy.
Monday: Cloudy, with snow flurries and possible snow showers. Breezy.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and breezy.
Wednesday: Scattered showers.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy.
MM’s Winter Wx Concerns
Just be aware that there could be some areas of snow showers on the plateau this morning.
My confidence continues to build that a significant accumulating snowfall will affect the plateau by Sunday. Locally higher amounts are likely, as with all winter storms.
Keep in mind that snow will begin on the plateau at various times, with a wintry mix marking that transition to snow. Those of you north will see snow earlier than those of us farther south. I will adjust timing as more data comes in today, but I feel confident that this current timeline is on track. I continue to advise that you be home by dark, just to be on the safe side.
On This Day in Wx History
1988 – A small storm over the Atlantic Ocean produced heavy snow along the coast of North Carolina. The five inch total at Wilmington, North Carolina was their third highest for any storm in January in 117 years of records.
Almanac for Yesterday
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