As advertised here for more than a week, the cold is here and it's brutal! However, what's coming Monday into Tuesday may be COLDER! After that, moisture may FINALLY get into the state. Before I get into that, I want you to watch this piece of video from my interview with weatherbell.com meteorologist, Joe Bastardi. Joe has done a great job with forecasting this past fall and winter. He specializes in long range forecasting with what will happen months down the road. I'm sure Joe is already doing research into the hurricane season into next winter by now. LOL. Anyway, he sent out a tweet last week saying the economic impact of the coming cold would be very significant. Just think about what has happened already (snow in the mid Atlantic, Ohio River Valley, into New England) and listen to what he has to say...
Now onto the weather for us. I'm already looking at next Monday and Tuesday and the potential for winter weather later next week. The next strong push of arctic air will bring colder wind chill values and colder temperatures. The overnight run of the Euro shows the cold, but I don't think it's showing how cold it will actually become. There could be a wave of moisture bringing a wintry mix to the state next Thursday and again the following weekend (Super Bowl weekend). REMEMBER, FORECASTING THAT FAR OUT IS NOT PERFECT AND DON'T TAKE THIS MAPS LITERALLY! SPECIFICS CAN'T BE IRONED OUT AT THIS POINT!
|Wind chill values next Tuesday morning. The white area is 0 or below. I don't think this is cold enough.|
|Wind chill values again Wednesday morning of next week. Again, I think there's potential for it to be even colder than this.|