Another Frigid Blast Plus Snow?

Another Frigid Blast Plus Snow?

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After the brief mild spell, temperatures will take another dive making for another blustery, frigid weekend. While the threat of snow this weekend no longer exists, we could still see some before the weekend and after.

A cold front pushing through the area will allow temperatures to drop into the 40s. Meanwhile, a wave of low pressure will ride along the front which will bring a period of rain and even some wet snow. Any snow will have a hard time sticking due to temperatures around 40 degrees. Most of the rain and wet snow will fall Friday 8am-1pm. A few rain/snow showers are possible during the remainder of the afternoon.

hrrr_ref_frzn_neus_13Computer models show rain mixing with and changing to wet snow Friday morning. (Courtesy:tropicaltidbits.com)

qqqqqExpected snow amounts for Friday morning event shows accumulations remain to our north.

Any snow/rain will move out early afternoon but cold northerly winds will usher in colder air during the day as temperatures fall into the 30s with winds chills in the 20s.

Friday night will be windy and frigid as temperatures bottom out in the low 20s with wind chills of 10-15 degrees.

bbbbForecast for Saturday morning lows

Saturday will be mostly sunny but that won’t matter as strong northwest winds continue to howl. Temperatures will just get above freezing for the day ad gusts to 30mph+ will make it feel like its in the teens and 20s during the day!

cccForecast for highs Saturday

Very cold conditions remain for Sunday but with less wind. High temperatures will still hold in the mid 30s.

We dodged a storm for the weekend as the strong pool of frigid air suppressed the storm but models are hinting at a major Nor’easter could strike early next week. With cold air in place and depending on the exact track, accumulation snow is possible.

gem_mslp_pcpn_frzn_neus_20It is still too early to determine it will be all snow. a rain/snow mix or a cold rain for us. We will continue to watch the developments through the weekend.