Chasing Severe Storms One Day, Measuring Snow the Next? Jan 28, 2013

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Calling all spiders, calling all spiders. Apparently there was a spider convention at the Northern Michigan University campus today. Take a look at what the webcam caught earlier today. The image below reminds me a lot of the movie “Ice Spiders” LOL.

Seasonal Snowfall Deficit

Look at the seasonal snowfall deficits across the Great Lakes region. The lack of snowfall this season can in some cases be attributed to the lack of Arctic air and lake effect snow in these areas so far this season!

Think Snow?

Thanks to Klint Skelly for the picture below out of St. Cloud, MN. I like the juxtaposition of the hula dancer with the wintry scene! St. Cloud ended up with nearly 1″ of snow on Sunday. Other snowfall reports are listed below.

Chicago Snow

The lackluster winter in Chicago continues… The seasonal snow total is -16″ below normal and last Friday was the first 1″ snowfall of the season, which set a record for the latest 1″ snowfall.

Active Mid-Week Ahead

Here’s a look at our in-house Rain/Snow/Ice forecast, which shows an interesting picture through 7pm Wednesday. Note the ‘heavier’ snow swaths in the higher elevations out west, but also note 2 bands over the Upper Midwest/Great Lakes Region. This may bring shovelable amounts of snow to some (including Milwaukee, WI). The other thing to note is the ‘heavier’ rain potential from the Great Lakes to the Lower Mississippi Valley. This may also be an area where severe weather pops up Tuesday-Wednesday.

Severe Tuesday

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a MODERATE RISK of severe weather for parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley on Tuesday. Hail, high winds and isolated tornadoes can’t be ruled out. It’ll be a day worth keeping an eye on in you live in the areas highlighted in red or yellow below.

Simulated Radar 12AM Wednesday

Here’s the simulated radar for 12AM Wednesday. Note the robust squal line (potentially strong, straight-line wind producing thunderstorms) that looks to develop from eastern Texas to the middle Mississippi Valley.

Thanks for checking in and have a great rest of your week!

Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @TNelsonWNTV

3 responses to “Chasing Severe Storms One Day, Measuring Snow the Next?

  1. I think this is among the most important information for me.
    And i am glad reading your article. But wanna
    remark on few general things, The web site style is perfect,
    the articles is really great : D. Good job, cheers

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Tweets

Wondering what to expect to start the work week? We've got you covered You can always check your forecast on air o… https://t.co/RsWMyTiCaB

40 minutes ago by WeatherNation

Mardi Gras celebrations are underway across the country. The big day is this Tuesday! #ALwx https://t.co/LrvpAi0Kqt

1 hour ago by WeatherNation

After record setting warmth, check out the temperature swing over the last 24 hours for portions of the #Northeasthttps://t.co/WDI56j5XCv

2 hours ago by WeatherNation

Folks in Seaside Heights, NJ took the polar plunge! If you have a great event (that depends on the weather), share… https://t.co/dOhMH53G6F

3 hours ago by WeatherNation

Strong storms expected this afternoon across Texas. WeatherNation will have your details all day! #TXwx https://t.co/PbzdyVGIh9

5 hours ago by WeatherNation

When the sun says goodbye for winter in Antarctica, so do all flights. Feb 15 was the pole's last of the season:… https://t.co/Aa7mcavKqE

6 hours ago by WeatherNation

Strong storms rolled through the Northeast Saturday. Check out this time-lapse from Cape May, New Jersey. #NJwx https://t.co/HhNY4Jr0RB

7 hours ago by WeatherNation

Happy Sunday! A look at today's high temperatures: https://t.co/SWMLXQkjBm

8 hours ago by WeatherNation

Possible Tornado Saturday afternoon in Dupont, Pennsylvania, still waiting on confirmation from the NWS. No injurie… https://t.co/hHjBFvOjxn

10 hours ago by WeatherNation

The #blizzard conditions have subsided on the plains, but cold temps keep roads icy! Drive safely #NEwx https://t.co/pkCiek6RIY

11 hours ago by WeatherNation

Hello #hail, welcome to Maryland... in February! #MDwx https://t.co/DyomfleExq

12 hours ago by WeatherNation

Awesome and ominous sunset in Chalfont, PA yesterday evening. #SunsetWx #Sunset https://t.co/CyCQ7iyPOo

13 hours ago by WeatherNation

From crumbling roads to failing infrastructure, extreme rain and snow has taken an expensive toll on California. https://t.co/zkNTNkMiqu

14 hours ago by WeatherNation

Here's a look at wind gusts from the squall line that raced across the northeast. Many trees down as a result of 60… https://t.co/OatOmhLWUq

15 hours ago by WeatherNation

Damage can be spotted in several places across the northeast after strong thunderstorms moved through the region Sa… https://t.co/IrfAxlbGoG

16 hours ago by WeatherNation

Ridiculous stat from Burlington, VT today. It broke its high temp record by 17 degrees! #VTwx https://t.co/dYeFALqNbW

17 hours ago by WeatherNation

It's been a tale of wild #weather along the east coast Saturday. #NYwx https://t.co/YeZsWOEV3I

19 hours ago by WeatherNation
Follow Us