Category Archives: Forecast Discussions

Snow Threat for Tuesday, March 25

Final Update: 6pm Monday, March 24. The long advertised major storm still stays too far to our east.  Once it takes shape and races northeast, it has a good shot at bringing a genuine blizzard to coastal New England. But before … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Eve Storm

Brief update… 9pm Saturday All available data point to plowable snow for Central Virginia.  This is true if you consider Central Virginia to be Charlottesville, Lynchburg, or Richmond. Timing: Sunday morning is just cloudy, then late in the afternoon, light … Continue reading

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Underperforming

No one likes it when a forecast does not work out well.  The public feels misled. The meteorologists feel frustrated.  Only misanthropes are happy when this type of thing happens. I take only two comforts from this particular storm. First, … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice ahead Monday

6pm Sunday In spite of light rain and temperatures in the 60s Sunday, sleet and snow follow Monday. The cold air is not that far… notice the temperatures in Northern Virginia early this evening. While there have been shades of … Continue reading

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Winter storm update – Saturday afternoon

ALL DATA TODAY (Saturday) suggests a colder and wetter system throughout our part of Virginia to start next week. Timing is Monday… from a couple of hours before dawn to late Monday afternoon. Plowable accumulations of sleet and snow are … Continue reading

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Monday mix potential

Locally, although temperatures will spike into the 60s on Sunday, a dramatic change follows on Monday. The storm that is coming on to the California coast late Friday will cross the country this weekend, and begin to affect most of … Continue reading

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Carolina Snow Potential

7pm Monday 27 January 2014 While we have been keeping an eye on this system since the end of last week, we still believe the core of the accumulating snow stretches from Hampton Roads back through the Tidal Plain of … Continue reading

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