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11 February 2015
A true outbreak of Polar air is headed for the northeastern quarter of the U.S. beginning Thursday. It will actually come in at least two and maybe 3 waves. The first wave will bring snow showers and plunging temps on Thursday to the East Coast from Virginia to Maine, and another surge will arrive Saturday evening with even colder air. A true Polar air mass often brings a dusting of …
4 January 2015
The coldest air of the winter is about to head into the Midwest and NE U.S. over the next few days. A 1058 millibar high pressure is going to drop into the Plains starting Monday and by Thursday morning, temperatures will fall below zero as far south as Southern Indiana and Pennsylvania. The images below are from a new experimental model run that NOAA is working on to improve their …
5 January 2014
Afternoon temps. under the 1051 millibar Arctic high that is about to drop into the Eastern USA were -41°C! (about the same in the old Fahrenheit scale. Map below is in degrees F) Sub zero (°F) weather will cover much of the Midwest and NE by sunrise Tuesday. Below is a pic from my Canon 5D of the snow here in Maryland:
23 January 2013
SNOWFALL FROM NWS The coldest air in two years has moved into the Northeast and Midwest and with the Great Lakes still not frozen, the heavy snows are really falling in the snow belts. Here in Maryland today we did not reach freezing all day, and will not again tomorrow either.