Friday Morning Update

Forecast Models in Agreement of Inland Track

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My Latest Thoughts on Sunday

Another high-impact winter storm heads our way beginning Sunday afternoon. The bitterly cold conditions out ahead of the system on Saturday will allow for a quick thump of accumulating snow before any change over to a wintry mix and or rain in parts of the area.

While it’s too early to have high enough confidence in issuing an official snowfall map, I wanted to share the latest higher resolution national blend of models below.

The mountains of NC, Virginia & West Virginia

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Big Changes Possible Late Week as Powerful Nor’easter May Threaten Mid-Atlantic Coast

Last week I warned that the upper-level pattern was showing signs of becoming blocked and a pattern change to below- average temperatures is likely the second half of April across much of the eastern United States.

Potent Nor’easter May Impact Mid-Atlantic and New England Friday and Saturday

A very potent upper-level low pressure system depicted in the forecast model above (courtesy pivotal weather) will slide across the northern Mid-Atlantic states on Thursday, likely spawning the development of a coastal storm (Nor’easter) on Friday.

Depending upon the exact track of this system wet snow may accumulate in spots from the Alleghenies to the Poconos with a cold rain, gusty winds, and temperatures running twenty degrees below average (or more) for the lower elevations.

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