An area of low pressure will head up from the southwest bringing an area of moisture into our currently colder airmass. The result will be a period of sloppy rain/wet snow, some of which will produce a slushy accumulation later Sunday into Sunday night and early Monday morning. As you’d expect this time of year, we’ll be dealing with big ole wet snowflakes with this one and if the snowfall rate can be heavy enough–we’ll likely see some slushy accumulation, especially on elevated or grassy surfaces. Also helping “Team Accumulation” would be the fact we’ll see some snow at night … Continue reading Last Accumulating Snow of the Season?
A friendly reminder: winter is still here We still get snow. Our temps fluctuate more and more this time of year as the battle between the colder air to the north and the warm, humid air to the south begins to set up. We definitely have that set up this week with bouts of 60s and brief periods of 30s/40s. This is Spring. We’re watching a system this weekend that will bring an area of low pressure across the Missouri Valley into the Ohio Valley. There will be plenty of moisture available and as colder air moves in from the … Continue reading Snow Possible Saturday
Rain will be mixing with snow at times this morning before changing over to all snow this afternoon. We’ll remain all snow through Wednesday into Thursday morning when lake effect snow will scatter around the Region as colder air moves in. Continue reading Winter Storm Timeline
[This is the Monday Midday Update–make sure you check the homepage at regionweather.com for the latest information] A complex storm system will move into the Region later today bringing a prolonged period of precipitation–starting as rain today, transitioning from rain to snow Tuesday, and ramping up with gusty winds Tuesday night through Wednesday. The models have shifted south with the low pressure (as of this update) bringing the heaviest axis of snow right through NW Indiana. Here’s the big picture view of how this evolves: PRECIP-TYPE TIMELINE A quick summary on how precip-types will play out: MONDAY EVENING Rain develops … Continue reading Heaviest Snow Now Targets NW Indiana
After a quick-hit of arctic air Wednesday, we’ll begin a slow, but steady warming trend in terms of temps through Christmas week. That doesn’t bode well for the existing snow pack across a good portion of the Midwest and Ohio … Continue reading White Christmas? Doesn’t Look Good.
THE WEEKEND After a quiet set of days weather-wise, our pattern will become busy again as several storm systems will traverse the United States over the next week. The first will roll through over the weekend with the bulk of … Continue reading Accumulating Snow Sunday Night-Tuesday
Our rainy, raw Wednesday is here. The good news is, we’ll remain all rain today as the coldest air remains to our west. Another wave of moisture will develop along this system later today in the Missouri Valley and will … Continue reading Snowfall Forecast Through Friday
Residents of the Dakotas are basking in fall sunshine, much like we are today! Temps are in the low 70s and it’s been a nice stretch of weather for them. Then it will end. And quickly. Clouds will increase Wednesday … Continue reading From 70s to 30+ Inches Of Snow: Welcome to the Midwest
The seasons, they are a-changin’. This was especially noticeable in the northern Rockies last week where upwards of 50 inches of snow fell in portions of Montana. Next up? The northern Plains and upper Midwest. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading Upper Midwest Snowstorm Still Likely This Week
There are signs that we’ll have another cold air intrusion by the middle of next week that will spin up some sort of storm system. Surprisingly, the majority of the models have latched on to the idea–but the details still … Continue reading First Midwest Snow Next Week?