Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

Time posted: 1:35 am

Tracking A Wild Weather Day & Winter

Good Tuesday, folks. The big change storm system is rolling across the region today and this will bring a little bit of everything to the commonwealth. The biggest change comes in the form of old man winter blowing back into town as our pattern undergoes a MAJOR change.

Let’s break it down with the headlines…

– Heavy rain will be common across the state today. Rainfall amounts should range from .50″ to 1.50″. You may even hear a rumble of thunder.

– Winds will howl with gusts of 40mph possible.

– Temps will spike into the 50s across central and eastern Kentucky into the early afternoon. Cold air will then rush in from the southwest with readings dropping into the 30s later in the day into the evening.

Your tracking toys…

Current Temperatures

The colder air will continue to work into the state on Wednesday. An early day mix of snow and rain will change to all snow later in the day. A disturbance on the backside of our storm will dive in here Wednesday night and early Thursday. This will likely cause widespread snow showers and squalls to develop and that should put down accumulations for many areas.

Rounds of snow will then carry us into the weekend and the GFS is falling in love with this northwesterly wind flow…

GFS Snowfall

You will never measure that kind of snow at any one time. That is showing you the total accumulation through the upcoming weekend. There will be melting in between the rounds of snow. Southeastern parts of the state may do quite well with the northwesterly wind setup.

Another big blast of cold is likely by the middle of next week and that may have another round of snow with it.

Have a great Tuesday and take care.