Friday Midday Clipper Update

29 02 2008

Clipper/Radar Update

1:00PM

A clipper system contines to move through the region. Currently there is snow in Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. There area of snow will continue to move east through out the day. Heavyrains are also falling in part of the Ohio Valley, the rain is moving to the northeast and may produce up around 0.50 of rain. The highest snow total so far with this clipper has been in West Bend, Wisconsin, where they picked up 5.0 inches of snow. I will have a complete list of snow totals after the storm exits the region. Below is the latest radar imagery with comments on it.

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Thursday Afternoon Clipper Update

28 02 2008

Clipper/Snow Map Update

4:15PM

A clipper will enter the region later tonight and bring some snow to the region.  Currtently an area of warm advection snow is falling over Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, and turns to a mix to rain in Missouri. This area of snow is moving to the east and will me capable of producing up to 4 inches of snow. Later tonight a clipper will move through producing up to 1-2 inchs of snow. Below is a final updated snow map. I will have several more posts this evening, including radar updates.

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Thursday Morning Clipper Update

28 02 2008

Clipper/Snow Map Update

6:30AM

A clipper system and warm advection will create an area of snow over Minnesota, Nebraska, ans Iowa, that will move east today and tomorrow. General amounts of 1-3 inches are likely, with a swath of 2-5, locally 6 inches across the Great Lakes. Below is an updated snow map, I will have another update this afternoon.

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A Mid-Week Snow Storm Next Week?

27 02 2008

Next Week Snow Storm Possibility. 

11:15PM

A major system may affect the region next week in the Tuesday-Thursday time frame. The GFS models has been pulling the storm a bit more to the west, and is pumping out huge moisture totals which looks to fall as snow in many area’s. Below is the GFS model showing next Tuesday night. I will have more updates on this storm.

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Wednesday Night Late Week Clipper Update

27 02 2008

Clipper/Snow Map Update

10:45PM

A clipper system will move through the region on Thursday and Friday. The models are coming to an agreement on moisture amounts. A clipper and warm air advection will spread snow into the Midwest and Great Lakes. A general 1-3 inches is likely, with a swath of 2-6 inches, locally 7 inches in: Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and up into the Northeast. A small shift may occur, belwo is an up dated snow map.

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Wednesday Afternoon Late Week Clipper Update

27 02 2008

Clipper/Snow Map Update

5:15PM

A clipper is set to move through the region Thursday and Friday. At this time it looks like a general 1-3 inches is likely, with a swath of 2-5 inches, locally 6 inches is possible. On the southern edge of the storm system snow will be a bit heavier because warm advection will enhance snowfall. Warm advection is warm air moving up over the cold air and creating precip. I will have another post after the 00UTC models. Below is an updated snow map.

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Wednesday Morning Late Week Clipper Update

27 02 2008

Clipper/Snow Map Update

6:30AM

A storng clipper syestem is set to move through the region Thursday into Friday. The models are still in agreement that 0.25-0.50 of moisture is avalibel for smoe area’s. This could kick out 3-6 inches of snow in some area’s, with a widespread 1-3 inches. The track is still uncertain, thus as models come into better agreement the snow area will get a bit smaller. Below is an updated snow map.

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