Tuesday, January 6th 2009 Weather Outlook

5 01 2009

Tuesday’s Weather Outlook; Plains/Ohio Valley/Great Lakes/Southeast System, West System


On Tuesday, a system will continue to push through the Plains, and into the Ohio Valley and Southeast. while a new system enters the northwest. Rain will be likely in the lower and middle elevations of the Northwest, as a warmer storm system moves in. Snow will be likely in the higher elevations, where accumulations are likely. In the Southern Plains, Ohio Valley, and Southeast, showers and storms will be likely. With limited instibility, some storms may become severe along the Gulf Coast. With the main threats being hail and damaging winds. In other portions of the Ohio Valley and Northeast, freezing rain will be likely, as low level cold air hangs around. The precipitation may turn to rain, as temperatures warm. In the interior Northeast, snow will be likely, and may mix with sleet or freezing rain at times. Accumulations are likely. Below is the thunderstorm and snowfall outlook for Tuesday.