Thursday, December 11th 2008 Weather Outlook

10 12 2008

Thursday’s Weather Outlook; Northeast/Southeast System


On Thursday, a developing system will move through the Southeast, as it heads toward the Northeast. Showers and storms will be possible through the day in the Southeast and Northeast. In the Southeast, there is a slight risk for severe storms in Florida, Georiga, South Carolina, and NorthCarolina. With limited instibility, and a dynamic system moving through, some storms may become severe. With the main threats being damaging winds, hail, and an isolated tornado. On the backside of the system from Texas to Georiga, snow will be possible, with a general accumulation of 1-3″ expected. In portions of the Northeast, temperatuers will be around freezing, with will set the stages for a significant ice event. With many areas picking up over 0.50″ of ice accumulation. In interior areas, snow will be a problem, where over 6 inches will be possible in mountainous areas. Below is the thunderstorm and snowfall outlook for Thursday.



December 10-11th 2008 Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes Clipper

10 12 2008

Wednesday-Thursday Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes Clipper


A weak clipper will move through the area Wednesday into early Thursday. Snowfall is exepected to be generally light, with th heaviest in Northern Minnesota and Northern Michigan. Accumulations may reach over 4 inches in those area, while 1-3 inches are possible elsewhere. Below is the snowfall outlook for this system.