Winter Is Coming.

Dec 26, 2014

Hopefully everyone had a Merry Christmas. The big midwestern snowstorm that gave forecasters a headache all week ended up being a dud, but not before that same system produced a series of deadly tornadoes across the south just 2 days before the holiday. Donatios are currently being taken over at STORM ASSIST if you wish […]

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Christmas Eve Storm: Eastward Shift

Dec 23, 2014

This storm continues to be a pain. Since I first started talking about it I kept mentioning the critical “eastward shift” that would take the axis of heaviest snow away from Chicago. After about a days worth of runs putting Chicago in the hot spot, tonight, about 12 hours away from the actual event…we finally […]

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Deadly Tornado Strikes Mississippi 2 Days Before Christmas

Dec 23, 2014

The weather turned deadly on the afternoon of December 23rd across the south. With multiple reports of tornadoes ripping through communities across Louisiana and Mississippi. Columbia, MS appears to be hardest hit with 4 deaths already being reported from this area. This radar image shows the storm moving through Columbia, with a strong velocity couplet, […]

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Christmas Eve Snow: Winter Storm Watches Issued.

Dec 23, 2014

Latest model guidance is in and FINALLY agrees on something we can base a forecast on (nothing like waiting till the zero hour right?) A surface low track through Central Indiana into southern lower Michigan is likely. Given how fast this system will be deepening (getting stronger) an intense deformation band may setup on the […]

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Who Has The Best Chance Of Seeing Snow On Christmas?

Dec 22, 2014

The clock is ticking on Christmas and the impending storm, so heres the latest. What we do know is the 23rd will be quite mild and rainy. Christmas eve will start off in a similar way, but temperatures will be dropping throughout the day. A changeover to heavy wet snow is expected. It actually looks […]

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