Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Winter To Make A Return?

There is a better than average shot of making it back up to 70 degrees this afternoon only to have a frontal boundary pass through this evening and drop temperatures back down into the 50's and low 60's for the remainder of the week. Even a thunderstorm cannot be ruled out this afternoon. 

The bigger news is a possible return to winter for parts just north of NJ (even NW NJ may be in on this). A low pressure system is poised to move through Friday Night into Saturday and has the potential to drop 6"+ of snow through CNY down through CT, RI and MASS (although looking like a 2-4" snowfall in CT) This will be just to the north of NYC and NE NJ.  Here are the maps from this morning:

NAM Model:

EURO (@99 hours, Sat AM):

Friday, March 2, 2012

Severe Weather Outbreak

Multiple Tornados have already spawned today, and there are more to come. The areas from Missouri to Virginia, from Indiana to the Gulf Coast is all game today. Storm Prediction Center has placed over 9,000,000 people today in a High Risk for tornado's. High Risk category is not used commonly, and is only placed out when conditions are at the very most optimal conditions.

If there is any interest, follow my Twitter Account @townerswxpage and my facebook page Towners Weather Page for updates, pictures, videos and Fire and Police radio links. This event will be going on most of the day. Please heed all warnings if issued.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Early Tornado Outbreak Tomorrow

Already this past week we have seen the fury again from mother nature in outbreaks of tornados. Areas in the Midwest through Tennessee have already had devastating damage and loss of life. Intact, an EF 4 tornado has been confirmed in Illinois.

It looks like tomorrow will have another severe outbreak from S Illinois thru Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee. Alabama and Mississippi. Tornado chasers are already gearing up, and the NWS Storm Prediction Center is honking as they have placed a majority of that region in a moderate risk of tornadoes. People in those areas, now is the time to prepare.

Here is a link from a discussion from the SPC:

NWS Storm Prediction Center Discussion (Click Link)