Monthly Archives: February 2014

Whistle Down the Wind

Squall line is entering western Wake Co. now with gusts in excess of 50 mph.  Get inside and be safe!

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The Final Curtain

While there are some pockets of heavy accumulating snow, they are the exception and not the rule.  Temps are just above freezing and melting is taking place.  We will continue to see snow showers for the next several hours, but … Continue reading

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Have Snow Fear…

…if you get a little rain in the next hour before the heavier snow showers arrive. Short term high resolution models are doing a good job depicting today’s snow.  Compare these: Careful, because the color schemes are different, but at … Continue reading

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Act III

The patrons are heading back in from the lobby as the entr’acte begins to play ahead of Act III… For reference, my totals so far from the first two acts are 4.1″ snow, .4″ of sleet and .2″ of ice accrual. … Continue reading

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Act II

An impressive thrust of warm air has pushed the surface freezing line all the way into Wake county near Raleigh.  But it looks like that’s about as far west as it will make it.  Which means that eastern Wake will … Continue reading

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Act II and III

Act I is about to wind up for those in Wake Co.  And by wrap up I mean that the precip rates will decrease and become more showery in nature, and the bigger one is that the snow will changeover … Continue reading

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And Snow It Goes…

The snow is entering extreme southern Wake Co. at 11:45am.  It will arrive in Raleigh within the next hour…right on schedule.  And when it begins, it will be significant.  Expect snow rates of 1″ or even greater per hour.  This … Continue reading

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And Another Thing…

First, I agree with Fishel and his isothermal rant…especially in light of the fact that precipitation rates will be high, dictated by mesoscale banding. But the other thing I wanted to address is the so-called wrap around or comma head … Continue reading

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I Wonder If the Triangle Will Be in the ‘Sleet’ Spot

Watching the American models come in tonight, I’m wondering if maybe the Triangle might end up in the ‘sleet’ spot.  Here’s my train of thought.  I wonder if there will be a relative low in ‘inches of stuff on the … Continue reading

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The Main Event

Round 1 is coming to a close for NC, but not before some impressive snow totals were squeezed out, especially in places like New Bern where up to 6″ have been reported.  Elsewhere, south of Wake county more general 1-4″ … Continue reading

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