Tuesday Night, October 22-23rd Plains Blizzard Update

21 10 2008

Tuesday Night ,Wednesday-Thursday Plains Blizzard Update

10:00PM

Rain will turn to snow early Wednesday in portions of South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado. The highest snowfall accumulations of up to 9 inches will be possible in Nebraska, by the time the snow ends late Thursday. With lesser amounts likely in South Dakota, KAnsas, and Colorado. Winds will also be gusting in excess of 60MPH, this combined with the snow will cause blizzard conditions. Below is my snowfall forecast map for this snowstorm.





Wednesday, October 22nd Weather Outlook

21 10 2008

Wednesday’s Weather Outlook; Northeast System, Plains System

9:00PM

On Wednesday, a system will continue to work through the Northeast, while a system continues to move into the Plains. Rain and snow will be ongoing and continue into the Afternoon in portions of the Northeast. Final snow accumulations of 1-3 inches are likely over mountainous area, with an isolated 4-5 inch total not out of the question. In the Plains, showers and storms will be ongoing and continue through much of the day. Rain will turn to snow early Wednesday in portions of South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. Snowfall accumulations of up to 9 inches are possible in Nebraska, by the time the snow ends late Thursday. Winds will also be gusting in excess of 60MPH, this combined with the snow will cause blizzard conditions. In the Afternoon, in the Southern Plains, with limited instibility, some storms may become severe. With the main threats being hail and damaging winds. Below is my thunderstorm outlook for Wednesday.