When you hear the phrase ‘Clipper System’, we typically are referring to a fast moving, low precipitation storm. This is the exactly the scenario for the Great Lakes and into the northeast overnight Thursday and into early Friday. A quick pulse of snow will likely move through the area, producing minimal accumulations of snow.
Below is the expected timing of the event. Light snow will move through the area into early Friday, impacting the early morning commute as you head out the door.
By Friday at 7 PM, forecast models have the center of energy moving offshore of New England, with the tail end of the system producing a few areas of scattered showers in the Mid-Atlantic.
High pressure will move in behind the passing cold front, keeping skies mainly sunny just in time for the start of the upcoming weekend.
Light snow accumulations, ranging from 1 – 4″, will be possible across the Upper Mid-West, the Great Lakes and into the northeast.