Accumulations Late Week Likely Dependent Upon Elevation

Unless the coastal storm rapidly deepens overnight on Thursday, the likelihood of accumulations is fairly low this time of year outside of higher elevations in the Potomac Highlands and grassy surfaces in the northern and western suburbs of Washington.

Latest GFS, 7 AM Friday; Image courtesy Weatherbell

Latest GFS, 7 AM Friday; Image courtesy Weatherbell

Let’s take a look at the latest GFS and Snowfall Accumulation forecasts… 

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Latest on the Potential for an Accumulating Snow Event Thursday Night & Friday

The European and GFS (American – Global Forecast System) models are in basic agreement that a storm system will track through the Mid South on Thursday as an area of low pressure develops off of the North Carolina Outer Banks before tracking northeast. This system has the potential to deliver some accumulating snow from Northern Virginia to New England.

Latest Global Forecast System (GFS) Model: Thursday XX PM; Image courtesy TropicalTidbits

Latest Global Forecast System (GFS) Model: 1 AM Friday; Image courtesy TropicalTidbits

How much snow could fall? Let’s look at the latest forecast models…

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