Snow looks to be out for now


Updated: Monday evening 10:18 PM EDT 4.9.2007

Looks like precip may stay away long enough Tuesday night to avoid the snow mentioned earlier today. Right now the temps Tues night look to bottom out around 31 or 32 degrees and the rain looks to hold off until roughly 9ish or so Wed morning. By then temps willl be at a minimum in the mid 30’s. If that’s the case we will miss the opportunity for any frozen precip, at least in the valley. Still a slight chance in the mountains.

Still see trends to possibility for severe weather this coming weekend. More more to digest between now and then, but will blog more on this as the week progresses.

More updates Tuesday.

Have a good evening,

Good morning!

Hope everyone had a nice Easter weekend. Though this was a cold one for sure! Temps over the weekend generally hovered in the 40’s with overnight lows dipping into the 20’s and even teens upon Devil’s Knob at our NCL-TWNF Weathernet Station. It’s still a cold 29 up there as I write this post around 9:15 AM.

Cold temps hang on for a few more days before we finally see moderating temps by week’s end. We’ll make it into the lower 50’s valley today and near 42 or so on the mountains. Tonight we again go in the deep freeze with upper 20’s in the valley to around 25 on the mountains. Cold yes, but it is moderating slightly as the artic air is slowly losing it’s grip here.

The real question mark in the forecast is around Tuesday night into Wednesday. Tuesday night a system approaches bringing moisture in. Temps will be right around the freezing mark in the valley overnight and at freezing on the mountains. This could allow for snow to develop in the overnight hours and early morning Wednesday before temps warm up enough to change over to just plain rain. Wintergreen, Montebello, Afton Mountain, etc at or near 2000 feet have better chances of seeing snow than the valley, but it’s not out of the question for all of us to once again see a smattering of snow. The NWS forecasters and the computer models they use to forecast are having a hard time determining what will happen over the next 48 hours. Rain looks likely, snow is still a question depending on the temps. I tend to think we will see some snow again, though nothing to write home over at this point.

By the end of the week we will start seeing temps in the lower 60’s and then upper 60’s by Sunday / Monday. Finally temps more in line with this time of year. There may even be a chance for thunderstorms (some severe) by next weekend. A little too early to tell just yet, but I do see some trends to support that.

I’ll have more on the snow this evening as I see how the system develops over the next 12 to 18 hours.

Have a great Monday and remember you can always find out the real LIVE weather copnditions at any of our NCL-Weathernet Stations by using the drop down menu in the upper left hand part of the page here at Tell your friends!



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