Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lake Effect Event VAD Profile

A modest lake effect snow shower event affected the Snowbelt east of Cleveland. Amounts were limited to less than 3″, which is a bit of an under-performer compared to my forecast. Lake to 850mb temperature differentials with this event were … Continue reading

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12/23/14: When Will Cold Finally Move Into the Eastern US?

Several model images in this post are from Tropicaltidbits.com. Any drawing on the images is my artwork. Visit Tropicaltidbits.com for great information including forecast model images such as those used here. The “pattern change” that will hopefully lead to a … Continue reading

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12/16/14: As Advertised, Active Weather Returns for Holidays

With the exception of parts of the Upper Great Lakes and Northeast, much of the country has “enjoyed” warmer than average temperatures to start December. This was mainly caused by a very strong Pacific jet stream overwhelming the cold air … Continue reading

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Snow Prospects in Ohio Valley/Great Lakes, then Pattern Change

Perhaps I’m just too optimistic, but I don’t totally hate the weather pattern shown on all three ensembles moving forward, and I think there are a couple chances to thread the needle with some snow somewhere in the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys … Continue reading

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12/7/14: LONG RANGE: Cold, Snow to Return for Holidays?

After a very cold second half of November across a large portion of the central and eastern US, December has come in a bit milder (although still near to below average, especially across the northern tier). A slow moving low … Continue reading

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