Monthly Archives: March 2014

Yes, It Will Snow…

…but rain is the more likely p-type. With boundary layer temperatures several degrees above freezing, it will take heavier bouts of precip to drive any mix with or change to snow.  And while the axis of heavier moisture looks confined … Continue reading

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Bullet Dodged?

As to the question of “To Sea or Not to Sea?”… I think we still have to wait and “see”.  No doubt, the majority of the modeling indicates that the eventual explosive cyclogenesis should take place offshore far enough preclude … Continue reading

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To Sea or Not to Sea…

…that is the question. Like I said yesterday, we’re in that mid-game time when a track out to sea comes into play.  Certainly the 12Z runs of pretty much all of the models have shifted east.  The other trend this … Continue reading

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Chances Increasing for Significant Storm

There is remarkable agreement among the various models as to a significant coastal winter storm next Tues and Wed that will affect the Carolinas thru the Mid-Atlantic and perhaps southern New England.  But it’s about that time in the mid-range … Continue reading

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Late Season Snowmongering

What’s today?  Is it March 15th? Oh no, it’s not…it must be the Ice of March.  r r r I mentioned yesterday that the cold will return early next week…and now I’d like to mention that next Tuesday we’re in … Continue reading

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Here It Comes

The NWS is issuing an advisory in this next update package that will run thru tomorrow AM for most of the area.  We will continue to see a mixed bag of wintry precip thru the evening and overnight on a … Continue reading

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Wintry Mix

Temps are locked-in near and below freezing with the cold air dammed east of the mountains.  We talked about a lull in the precip that we would have this AM, and that the question would be how much precip occurred … Continue reading

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Ok, Not a White Shamrock, Maybe a Glistening Crystalline Shamrock

I need to do some research to look back and see the last time Raleigh had an ice storm this late in the season.  A couple inches of snow is easier to achieve than a prolonged subfreezing ice event (because … Continue reading

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Line of T-Storms to Impact Triangle this Eve

A developing line of thunderstorms is moving east out of the Triad, where the airport in Greensboro just reported a wind gust of 61 mph.  It depends on just where you fall in the line as to the impact that … Continue reading

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A White Shamrock?

Not to hype, but… just because it’s late in the season and why not? Another storm should arrive in NC on Sunday from the Gulf.  As colder air works in late Sunday into Monday, it’s possible that we could see … Continue reading

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