Category Archives: Storm Speculation

February 11, 2021: A Jaunt Through Our Insanely Active Pattern

There have already been almost too many wintry systems across the central and eastern U.S. since late January to keep track of, including a 20-30”+ whopper of a storm where I’m living in northern New Jersey. And for better or … Continue reading

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Sizing up the January 31 – February 2 Storm Potential

I think it’s safe to say “here we go” for Sunday – Tuesday in the Midwest and Northeast! The pattern features a west-based -NAO, 50/50 low, large shortwave, confluence ahead of it over New England and SE Canada, and ridging … Continue reading

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11/14/15 Long Range: Thanksgiving Week Cooldown Idea Gaining Steam

Model images in this post came from: weatherbell.com, tropicaltidbits.com, weather.cod.edu, instantweathermaps.com and the University of Berlin’s Atmospheric Diagnostics website. A brief cool down is occurring in the Northeast US, with some lake effect snow, after another good shot of mild … Continue reading

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1/23/15: Parade of East Coast Storms; Cold Start to February

A large number of the model images used in this post can be found at tropicaltidbits.com It’s been a fairly busy week along the East Coast of the US, with one low pressure system on Sunday bringing disruptive freezing rain … Continue reading

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Strong Clipper for Great Lakes Sunday

This is a northern Ohio-centric post. I’ll probably have a post discussing potential East Coast redevelopment on Monday later. There is growing potential for a moderate amount of snow Sunday afternoon through Monday morning across northern Ohio…especially closer to Lake … Continue reading

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1/16/15: Cold Will Return After Brief Break; Will Snow Follow?

Several images used are from Tropicaltidbits.com…great site. If you think it’s been cold during the first half of January, you’re correct if you live east of the Rocky Mountains. With the exception of Florida, essentially all of the central and … Continue reading

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Nor’ Easter Colder and Farther East Than Expected Dropping Major Snows in NYC. What’s Next?

Major pattern changes are occurring over the Northern Hemisphere right now and they will have major implications on the weather pattern to end the month of November. First and foremost: A storm tracked just close enough to the Mid Atlantic … Continue reading

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Another East Coast Storm on the Way?

A current look at the upper level pattern across our hemisphere shows that significant blocking is still occurring, with several of our models developing a significant east coast storm for the middle of next week due to this blocking. Let’s … Continue reading

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A Day Closer, Epic East Coast Storm Still on the Models

There she is, on the most recent run of the European model, the post-tropical remnants of Tropical Storm “Sandy” paying a visit to southern New England and the New York City area next Tuesday. As we slowly get closer to … Continue reading

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Update on End of October Eastern USA Storm Threat

Another day’s worth of model runs have trickled in regarding the East Coast Storm Threat to end October. So, what did our major models do? GFS As we jump forward to Saturday, there are already differences on the GFS between … Continue reading

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