Updated p.m. Sunday 6 February
Extended outlooks are more general in nature than the daily short term forecasts. Beyond a week, there is often significant uncertainty in the location and intensity of specific weather events. I will note where there is less, or greater, confidence than normal in these extended outlooks.
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Here is the latest short term weather forecast.
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- A quiet weather week will provide generally good travel conditions.
- Primary storm track will be from the Upper Mid-west, through the Great Lakes, then into the Northeast.
- The West stays dry and becomes increasingly warm. The Northern and Central Plains warm up.
- Texas and the South remain cooler than normal.
- Central U.S. may see increased storminess the third week of February, but the West stays warm and dry.
Outlook for Tuesday – Thursday 8-10 February:
— On Tuesday, a coastal low pressure system near Cape Cod brings snow to much of ME.
— Rain and rain showers on Tuesday for much of the FL Peninsula.
— Wednesday afternoon will see light snow across the Great Lakes. Snow moves into western PA and NY, and northern New England on Thursday.
— On Thursday, low pressure in Manitoba Canada moves towards MN, bringing rain and snow to the Upper Midwest.
Outlook for Friday – Sunday 11-13 February:
— Expect light snow over the Great Lakes and rain in the Ohio River Valley
— On Saturday, a mixture of rain and snow will fall in the Northeast. Rain extends into the Tennessee River Valley.
— Sunday afternoon sees a Pacific storm move onshore in WA and OR, bringing rain and higher elevation snow.
Here are the temperature, precipitation and snowfall outlooks for Tuesday – Sunday 8-13 February
Here is the temperature and precipitation outlooks for Saturday – Wednesday 12-16 February
Here is the temperature and precipitation outlooks for Monday – Sunday 14-20 February