Category Archives: Forecast Discussions

Ice Storm Update – Saturday afternoon

1pm Saturday Update No substantial change to going forecast below.  Winter Storm Watch has now been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning for all locations.  Still think the areas north and west of Lynchburg City get it the worst, with … Continue reading

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Ice Potential Sunday

6pm Tuesday The ingredients are on the table for significant icing in Greater Lynchburg and Southside Virginia. First off… remember it will be unusually warm Thursday and Friday.  After several hours of rain Friday night, the colder and drier air … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on Travel Day Storm

5pm Sunday Weather Overview Data is starting to converge toward an idea on how this week’s storm is going to play out. But continue to check the forecast 2 or 3 times a day with a trusted source (see suggestions … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Potential Next Week

All indications point to a large storm taking shape along the Gulf Coast Tuesday morning and riding up the East Coast Tuesday night through early Thursday morning. While this storm looks mostly like a rain system of our part of … Continue reading

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Winter Outlook 2013-14

Introduction First of all, let me say up front, that this involved a lot of guesswork.  Way more than your basic 48 hour forecast. All we are looking for here is trends, and how the winter will compare to normal. … Continue reading

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Winter Potential Next Week

Lots still to digest concerning snowfall potential next week. The bottom line is that it is still too far in advance to make any definitive calls at this time. Arctic air is expected to bleed into Virginia Tuesday, and there … Continue reading

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High Shear, Low Cape on November 1

Some buzz out there about a tornado threat as a strong cold front comes through on Friday (11/1). Massive thunderstorms are not a threat.  But, a large area of rain, squalls, and scattered thunderstorms is expected between 2am and 10am Friday. … Continue reading

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