Friday, February 10, 2012

Winter weather for the Mid-Atlantic 

3:40 PM EST 2/10/12 | We are watching for the potential of another round of light wintry precipitation for portions of the Mid-Atlantic region. A strong cold front will sweep through the region Friday night, and a coastal low is expected to develop off the Mid Atlantic coast Saturday morning. 
  • Light precipitation is expected with these systems, with lake-effect snow showers possible later in the day. 
  • Precipitation will begin during the evening hours Friday from west to east. 
  • Significant snowfall totals are not expected at this time for the region.
Stay tuned for more updates on this system from our Mid-Atlantic Winter Stormcast Page in Facebook. Consult your nearest National Weather Service Forecast for the latest advisories, watches and warnings. 


REGIONAL ROUNDUP Our local coverage for this event can be found via these Forecast Team and Affiliate Team pages in Facebook, starting with the Mid-Atlantic Winter Stormcast page. 
The map below was provided by Meteorologist and Advisor Justin Berk, as posted on his public Facebook page.   




(Forecaster Jason M. and the Winter Stormcast Team)

14 comments:

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

I like the new NWS map!  I'll take my 3 inches and like it.  We had around 2.5 the other day, but it was slushy on the bottom and some melted from the bottom up so it was had to measure.  Here is to something in a winter of almost nothing :*

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

NWS STATE COLLEGE:

<pre>Following a brief period of fair and dry weather to start off next week
the threat of light precipitation will return to the forecast from late Monday
night/early Tuesday into Wednesday...with perhaps a more significant storm
system affecting the region sometime late next week.<span> The 10/12z
operational model and ensemble guidance still shows uncertainty with
shortwave timing and potential phasing of streams. The split flow is
is wreaking havoc with the model solutions. After a taste of winter
this weekend...expect temperatures to slowly moderate in time
eventually climbing back near to slightly above normal by the end of
the medium range period.
</span></pre>

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

The best potential of this entire season for all of us is next weekend.  There is a signal for a large SNOWSTORM.  It is only POTENTIAL right now, but worth watching.  Nothing modeled this year even comes close to the SIGNAL for next weekend.  I have liked nothing about this winter, but THIS THREAT has my attention.  8-)   KEVLAR TIME?  TIME WILL TELL!

Tina said...

Oh Great Manwich Man!!  You doth speak.  And we doth quiver!!

nafinegar said...

Have my fingers and toes crossed that we get hit hard next weekend!

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

Dusting here high atop Mount Andy (1000ft elevation) in the bad lands of southern PA.  Light flurries falling. :-D

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

lol!  All in good fun in a bad winter for powderhounds.  There is a storm being depicted by models next weekend and that is the best look I have observed since October.  Climatology wise, next weekend is an allstar weekend for snow.  The fact that the models throw us a bone is a nice start.  It is something to follow at least. 8-)

ravensbbr said...

seems pretty disorganized on radar...Andy, still switching to a coastal system, or is that out now?

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

Light steady snow here.  We have a thick dusting on all surfaces.  Coastal won't do much for us.  The storm will bomb out too far off the coast above our latitude.   The radar will begin to fill back in as the ull transfers to the coast. 

Kathy said...

Ok, not sure why but this one just feels like it could be better than expected.  I know we only have about a half of an inch so far, but it feels like it could be so much more....:)

Andy, Southern York County, PA said...

What's your location Kath?.  Radar showing light 10 dbz returns, but observation here in PA shows some moderate bursts more indicative of a much higher return. 

NeedaSnowday said...

HA!  I told BP in another post to "BOOK IT" as the annual trek to WDW starts next week..... with us coming home right before PD.. PD III???

ravensbbr said...

Coming down now pretty good here in NE CC, alt. +/- 850 or so. No luck out hunting this morning, everything was hunkered down pretty good. Still good to get back outside in snow, though.

Kathy said...

Inwood WV..  We had some pretty heavy bands develop earlier today. I think we ended with about 2 inches.  Not great but it looked beautiful today.  Now we are left with WIND and COLD!!!!!!