Snow showers tomorrow with a winter storm chance next weekend...
Tomorrow will be colder than today. Expect some overnight snow showers especially along the coast, where as much as an inch is possible. Things should completely clear out by noon on Monday.
It'll be rather cold Tuesday and Wednesday.
Thursday morning low pressure will develop in northern Texas or Oklahoma. By Thursday night the low pressure will be centered in western Kentucky likely dropping significant to portions of the Midwest.
Friday evening the low pressure will transfer its main piece of energy off the coast of North Carolina and by Saturday we could be left with a heavy wet snow, mixing with rain and strong, gusty winds.
Now this is one scenario, but it is certainly possible. I'm pretty sure that there will be accumulating snow in northwestern Virginia, western Maryland, eastern West Virginia and most of southeastern Pennsylvania except for Philadelphia, and its direct suburbs. In these areas there is a pretty good likelihood of quite a bit of snow. Whether or not the significant snow makes it into our coverage area is unknown.
Obviously, things can go wrong. What I'm watching carefully is for the storm to be suppressed to the south resulting in all precipitation staying out to sea. The reason this is possible is because the European model is forecasting it. I do think that the Euro will trend farther north with its 00z and 12z run but this option is certainly on the table.
Another thing that could go wrong is if the storm cuts. No model is forecasting it, but since almost every storm so far has had some relation with an inland low pressure, I'm keeping it on the table.
We'll just have to wait and see what happens. This storm looks much better than anything we have seen this winter. However, Mother Nature could easily find a way for it to slip through the cracks!
There will be another storm threat next Monday-Tuesday.
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