Sunday, March 1st 2009 Weather Outlook

28 02 2009

Sunday’s Weather Outlook; Southeast/Northeast System, West System

8:45PM

On Sunday, a system will continue to move through the Southeast, as a system enters the West. In the Southeast, ahead of a developing system, showers and storms will be likely. With limited instibility, some storms may become severe in Florida. With the main threats being hail and damaging winds. As system passes through, rain will turn to snow across much of the Southeast. Snow will also push its way up the I-95 corridor into the Northeast through the day. Accumulations are likely, with a heavy axis of snow running from Tennesee/Mississippi, up through the Carolinas and up along the I-95 corridor in the Northeast. Within this axis, some areas will recieve over 12 inches of snow. In the West, a system will move onshore. Bringing rain to the lower elevations and snow to the higher elevations. Below is the thunderstorm and snowfall outlook for Sunday.

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Saturday, February 28th 2009 Weather Outlook

28 02 2009

Saturday’s Weather Outlook; Southeast/Mississippi Valley/Mid Atlantic System

12:00AM

On Saturday, a system will push southeast into the Mississippi Valley and Southeast. Showers and storms will be likely through the day in the Southeast. There is a slight risk for severe storms in Alabama, Georiga, South Carolina and Florida. CAPE will be around 1000 J/KG, Effective Bulk Shear around 60KT, and ample moisture. This along with a front in the area, will help storms become severe. With the mains threats being hail, damaging winds, and some tornadoes. In the Mississippi Valley, snow will be likely in an axis from Missouri to Tennessee. Accumulations are likely. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Saturday.

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Friday, February 27th 2009 Weather Outlook

27 02 2009

Friday’s Weather Outlook; Northeast/Southeast System, Plains System

12:00PM

On Friday, a system will push east into the Northeast and Southeast, while a system enters the Plains. Showers and isolated storms will be likely in the Northeast, as a system moves through. Further south along the systems cold front, in the Southeast. Showers and storms are likely. There is a slight risk for severe storms in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georiga. CAPE values will be around 1500 J/KG, Bulk SDhear of 55KT, and ample moisture. This along with the front moving through will help the storms become severe, with the main threats being hail, damaging winds, and an isolated tornado. In the Plains, a system will move through, bringing snow to the area. Accumulations are likely. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Friday.

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Thursday, February 26th 2009 Weather Outlook

25 02 2009

Thursday’s Weather Outlook; Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes/Mississippi Valley System, West System, Northeast System

11:15PM

On Thursday, a system will move through the Northeast, while a system moves through the Plains and into the Great Lakes, as a system continues to affect the West. Rain and snow will be possible in the Northeast early in the day, as a clipper system affects the area. In portions of the Plains, Midwest and Great Lakes, snow will be likely on the north side of a system that is moving through. An axis of heavy snow accumulations will be likely from the Dakota’s up into Michigan. Snowfall rates may reach 1-3 inches an hour at times with thundersnow being possible. In the Mississippi Valley and Southern Great Lakes, showers and storms will be likely. Heavy rainfall will be likely with rain amounts over 1 inch being possible. There is a slight risk for severe storms in portions of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennesse, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Iowa. CAPE values will be around 1000 J/KG, Effective Bulk Shear of 55KT, and there will be ample moisture. This along with an approaching system will help the storms become severe, with the main threats being damaging winds, hai and an isolated tornado. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Thursday.

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February 25-27th 2009 Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes Winter Storm

25 02 2009

Wednesday-Friday Plains /Midwest/Great Lakes Winter Storm

10:45PM

A winter storm will push through the Plains, Midwest and Great Lakes Wednesday through Friday. Heavy snow accumulations are likely on the north side of the system from the Dakota’s through Minnesota, Wisconsin and into Michigan. The axis of highest accumulations will run from south Dakota up into Michigan, whith the highest totals being in South Dakota and Minnesota. where 9-12 inches may fall, with localized areas recieving more. With strong dynamics snow fall rates will reach 1-3 inches per hour at times, with some thundersnow possible. Below is the snowfall map for this storm.

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Wednesday, February 25th 2009 Weather Outlook

24 02 2009

Wednesday’s Weather Outlook; Midwest/Great Lakes System, West/Plains System

9:45PM

On Wednesday, a system will push east through the Midwest and Great Lakes, while a system in the West pushes toward the Plains. Rains and snow will be possible in portions of the Midwest and Great Lakes, as a clipper system moves through. In the West, a developing system will push east and enter the Plains during the Night. Rain will be likely in the lower elevations and snow in the higher elevations. accumulations are likely. Showers and some thunderstorms will break out in the Plains late in the day and during the Night, as the system moves eastward. Below is the thunderstorm and snowfall outlook for Wednesday.

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Tuesday, February 24th 2009 Weather Outlook

23 02 2009

Tuesday’s Weather Outlook; West/Plains System

10:15PM

On Tuesday, a system will continue to affect the West, as it pushes into the Plains. In the West, snow will be likely in the higher elevations, with rain in the lower elevations. A developing weak system will begin to push into the Northern Plains, bringing snow from North Dakota to Minnesota. Some freezing rain is possible. Accumulations of ice and snow are possible. Below is the thunderstorm and snowfall outlook for Tuesday.

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