Rain Today then Windy and Cold as Powerful Nor’easter Slams New England

Rain showers will move in before noon continuing through the evening rush hour before tapering off late this evening (image below courtesy pivotal weather).

This system is the precursor to a powerful Nor’easter getting ready to rock portions of New England with heavy, wet, snow…

Nor’easter will Rapidly Intensify Thursday

The image below shows snow developing across much of New England on Thursday evening and continuing through Friday afternoon with heavy, wet, snow accumulations in the higher elevations!

Impressive Spring Snowfall Accumulations for New England

Upwards of a foot or more of snow is possible in the Green and White mountains of VT and NH.  Four to eight inches of snow is possible across portions of the Berkshires, Catskills and Adirondacks.

Cold and windy conditions are expected in DC Thursday through Saturday with high temperatures on Friday struggling to reach 60 degrees in the city with mid 50s for highs in the Potomac Highlands.

The image below shows a trough (dip in the jet stream) holding strong through 24 April allowing for cooler than average temperatures across the eastern United States.

Temperature Forecast (departure from average) through 29 April