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January 30, 2015
are back to the idea of some significant snows to fall in the central
Midwest later this weekend, with cold and LES to still get going as we head
through the weekend and especially into much of next week.
look to be fairly quiet down in most of the region today and into most of
tomorrow, with some lake effect bringing an inch or two to the UP LES belts
every 24 hours or so.
area of low pressure will develop in CO on Saturday and head east into the
OH River Valley by Sunday. The latest ideas have this system back to being
relatively strong and thus totals in the heaviest banding area will be in
the 5-8” range, with a few locales possibly even seeing more than 8”.
That band looks to lay down across southern IA, most of northern IL and
northern sections of IN and OH.
more general 3-6” will fall from extreme southern MN into northern IA,
southern WI, southern lower MI and far northern IL.
be falling to below average today and will continue into the weekend, with
the freeze line sitting down into the central Midwest.
look to be fairly quiet down in most of the region for next week, with a few
weak clipper systems to bring some light snows to the northern ˝ of the
region from time to time, but nothing much more than an inch or two.
main snow story in this time frame still looks to be the cold air that will
flow across the mostly open waters of the Great Lakes and lead to fairly
persistent LES for most of the period.
LES still does not look to be overly heavy in any one particular 24 hour
period, but will fall pretty persistently in the belts favored by west and
NW winds (Porkies to Copper Harbor and Munising to Paradise in the UP as
well as NWL MI) for much of next week. This could lead to quite a few
locales picking up double digit totals next week.