Sunday, March 8th 2009 Weather Outlook

8 03 2009

Sunday’s Weather Outlook; Midwest/Great Lakes/Mississippi Valley/Northeast System, Northwest System


On Sunday, a system will continue to push northeast into the Great Lakes, as a system continues to affect the Northwest. Snow and ice will be likely on the north side of a system from Iowa up into Michigan. Accumulations are likely. Showers and storms will be likely in the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast. There is a moderate risk for Missouri, Illinois and Indiana, with a slight risk for surrounding areas. CAPE values will be around 1000 J/KG, Effective Bulk Shear up around 70KT, LI’s of -3, and ample moisture. This along with a front moving through will help the storms become severe. With the main threats being damaging winds, hail and some tornadoes. In the Northwest, a system will continue to affect the area. With snow in the higher elevations and rain in the lower elevations. Below is the severe weather and snowfall outlook for Sunday.





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