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Dry Weekend for Shoppers, Then a Stormy Christmas Week
Dry Weekend for Shoppers, Then a Stormy Christmas Week
December 19, 2014; 9:51 AM
Rain with areas of fog should spread from Virginia to New Jersey Monday or Monday night then spread into New England for Tuesday. From the mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania into the interior of New England this could at least start as snow or ice. The GFS for 1 AM New Year's Day looks interesting. See the map below. Whether or not this storm develops and where it will snow or rain cannot be precisely predicted two weeks in advance using these models.
Chicago to New York: Stormy Christmas Week, Not the Next Few Days
Chicago to New York: Stormy Christmas Week, Not the Next Few Days
December 18, 2014; 9:50 AM
This map is a spaghetti plot showing the upper air currents predicted by members of last night's GFS ensembles. In looking at each line, you see variations, but they all show the idea of major trough centered east of the middle of the country on Christmas Eve.
Dreaming of a White Christmas
Dreaming of a White Christmas
December 17, 2014; 9:40 AM
Any storm in the Northeast could be disruptive for travel, whether it turns out to be rain and fog or snow and ice. If a strong storm develops, the best chance for snow on Wednesday will be over the central or northern Great Lakes region. This map is last night's GFS operational solution for 7 p.m. ET Christmas Eve.
Christmas Week Storm Threats in the Northeast
Christmas Week Storm Threats in the Northeast
December 16, 2014; 7:07 AM
The map below shows the low pressure area and cold front now moving into the East. Looking at the temperatures, truly cold air is well behind the cold front. This is in line with the idea that the front itself is the leading edge of the change to colder conditions.
Holiday Shoppers: Few or No Snow or Ice Threats Through Friday
Holiday Shoppers: Few or No Snow or Ice Threats Through Friday
December 15, 2014; 10:02 AM
The following map shows why areas to be affected by the cold front will not have a long period of rain. However, along and north of the storm center, the precipitation will last longer.
Good Shopping Weather This Weekend in Most of Northeast
Good Shopping Weather This Weekend in Most of Northeast
December 12, 2014; 8:09 AM
The satellite picture shows a deck of clouds all the way along I-80 from Nebraska to New Jersey with few holes along the way. However, nobody in the cloud zone is having any substantial precipitation. There was some spotty freezing drizzle this morning.
Snow Bands Circulate Around Weakening Northeast Storm
Snow Bands Circulate Around Weakening Northeast Storm
December 11, 2014; 7:46 AM
My back yard in the middle of Pennsylvania looked like a winter wonderland this morning as shown in the photo below. In many areas from western and central New York south into Pennsylvania, snow and ice patches on the roads made it a potential blunderland for motorists.
Emily Dickenson's Birth Anniversary
Emily Dickenson's Birth Anniversary
December 10, 2014; 9:45 AM
Today marks the birthday of Emily Dickenson I'm not like her cause I know that I sicken some Today will be chilly but mostly uneventful; Leaving shoppers happy; snow lovers resentful
Chilly Winds and Patches of Snow
Chilly Winds and Patches of Snow
December 10, 2014; 7:31 AM
Along the Eastern Seaboard, there will be some showers of snow and rain in the Philadelphia to New York City area. At a few places, there could be slippery spots and some accumulation.
Northeast: High Winds and Heavy Rain
Northeast: High Winds and Heavy Rain
December 09, 2014; 8:39 AM
The first map below shows the pressure pattern in the Northeast. The storm off the East Coast is causing high winds and heavy rain from New Jersey to Massachusetts.

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