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January 16, 2018

Mostly cloudy this afternoon.  Some places will see a few breaks in the clouds.  A little light snow and flurries at times from western MA, down across northwestern CT, upstate NY, and northwestern NJ.  Highs in the upper 20's-low 30's (higher on Long Island).   Occasional light snow north & west of Hartford, CT tonight, with snow developing in other areas during the predawn & early morning hours Wednesday....

January 15, 2018

Map above shows SREF surface pressure & 3-hour precipitation for 7 AM Wednesday.  The larger box in the top-center is the mean of the ensemble member solutions.  (Click to Enlarge).

An area of low pressure over the Great Lakes tomorrow will give way to a weak, secondary low off the mid-Atlantic coast Tuesday night.  The secondary low will move toward the north-northeast, tracking east of New England Wed...

January 12, 2018

 The larger image above is the mean of the individual SREF ensemble members.  Click to enlarge.

Periods of rain will continue this afternoon and tonight, then taper off during Saturday morning.  There will be some embedded moderate to heavy showers and even the chance for some thunder.  The mild, moist air running over what's left of the snowpack and frozen ground will continue to produce areas of fog....

January 4, 2018

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Radar imagery and surface reports so far have not been confirming the idea of the hi-res, short-term models that have depicted a narrow corridor of the highest precipitation amounts a little east of the I-91 corridor.  In fact, at the time of this writing (12:53 PM) the heaviest semi-permanent heavy snowband is actually stretching from parts of western MA, down across part of northw...

January 4, 2018

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The NWS has upgraded New Haven, Middlesex & New London Counties to a Blizzard Warning.  Many places outside of the Blizzard Warning will still experience near-blizzard conditions at times today. 

There is usually a band or two of heavier snow the sets up during a storm and becomes semi-stationary for a while.  This is where the highest snowfall amounts usually occur.  Two of th...

January 4, 2018

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The track of today's nor'easter has steadily trended further west during the past 2-3 days.  As a result, I have increased expected snow amounts for western portions of the region.  Snow will taper to flurries this evening.  Strong, gusty winds and bitter cold temperatures will make snow removal more difficult than usual during the next few days.

January 3, 2018

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Based on the latest runs of the SREF (Short Range Ensemble Forecast) and GFS model, I am revising my snowfall forecast for tomorrow up a little (see map above).  It will be interesting to see if the ECMWF is in the same ballpark this afternoon.  All other parts of the forecast remain the same for now.

January 3, 2018