Wednesday Night 1/23 Forecast Update: Locking In On the Late Week Snow

TONIGHT: Lows should be around 15 with still a few snow showers around especially east.

TOMORROW: I expect skies to be cloudy, but I think we stay dry with highs around 30.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY: A winter storm will move across the southeast. The track has locked in fairly well, but there could still be some changes to that. Also, the amount of moisture is still in question. I think we’re all snow judging by the expected temperature profiles, but how much? Well, the model guidance isn’t promising…1-2″ for most is my early call. I can’t rule out an isolated 3″ total. We’re going to keep fine-tuning this forecast — especially as it relates to how much snow and where. Lows tomorrow night will be in the lower 20’s and highs on Friday struggle to the upper 20’s.

SATURDAY: We clear things out — but we also chill down a bit again! As I think there will at least be some snow cover on the ground at this point, I will go with 27 and a low Saturday night of 16.

SUNDAY/MONDAY: I don’t agree with the guidance on this one entirely. I do think Sunday is partly to mostly cloudy with a high close to freezing. However, Sunday evening precipitation moves in, and it should take the form of a wintry mixture of sleet, freezing rain and plain old rain before changing to the latter Monday. Because we will have precipitation around, I would expect highs Monday in the middle to upper 30’s at BEST, and not the upper 40’s the guidance suggests. Lows will be in the upper 20’s Monday morning, which might cause problems. Stay tuned on this one, too…we are far from knowing exact impacts.

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NEXT UPDATE: The next post to the blog will be in the morning. Until then, take care!

Jeremy Moses

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