Tag: blizzard

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December 23

Minnesota Blizzard Today but Mild Signal May Prevail January Through March

Free Snowstorm Just In Time For Christmas ”Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow.” I know commutes have been a breeze, but think about it. A Minnesota Christmas without snow is a little like peanut butter without jelly – pasta without sauce – burgers without fries. Suddenly I’m hungry. It’s coming right down to the wire, but I suspect a (very) white Christmas is imminent. Weather models are trending snowier over time and plowable amounts are likely by Christmas Eve. “How many inches in my yard, Paul?” I’m thinking 5-10”. A real storm. ECMWF (European) is hinting at...

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December 15

Near-Blizzard Conditions Possible Mid Atlantic and Northeastern USA

Twin Cities National Weather Service GFS Forecast Pressure and PrecipitationTropical Tidbits Southern Detour to the Storm Track. The 12 NOAA GFS model run sweeps the most significant moisture well south of Minnesota, a trend we’ve witnessed in recent weeks. I see no major deviation from this (dry, relatively mild) pattern until possibly the last few days of December. Then Again… I’ve seen this numerous times in the last few weeks: GFS suggesting a cold snap, only to have a persistent Pacific signal erase any bitter cold by the next model run. Let’s see if there is any consistency to the...