Daily Archives: April 10, 2018

Time posted: 7:29 pm

Tuesday Evening Update

Good evening, folks. It’s full steam ahead toward a big warm up for the rest of the week, but a major storm system may cause a few issues this weekend. That bad boy may also unleash another round of very cold temps, and even some flake action.

Temps out there for Wednesday will hit the 60s in most areas. The real spring surge comes in on Thursday and Friday, with readings deep into the 70s. A strong southwest wind may boost temps to near 80 degrees by Friday. That’s some of the good stuff we have been waiting for.

Unfortunately, our weekend will see some major changes moving in here. The upper levels are loaded with energy and may very well close off on top of us this weekend and early next week. The end result at the surface is for two potent storm systems to develop. The first hangs to our west, dragging a front into the region later Saturday. That may have strong or severe storms ahead of it. As the upper levels close off, another low develops near us, keeping the heavy rain threat going…

That could be a big time wind maker for our part of the world! You can also see how the cold air comes in behind that system by late Sunday or Monday. There’s a chance for a few flakes to fly around here during this time…

Check out the Monday afternoon highs on The European…

The rest of April continues to look active with cold shots dueling it out with increasing shots of spring. The end result could mean additional big storm systems.

Enjoy your evening and take care.

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Time posted: 1:36 am

Putting Some “Spring” In Your Step

Good Tuesday, everyone. It’s another chilly day across the Commonwealth, but a case of spring fever is about to take hold for the rest of the week. This is when temps finally take off, making it feel more like late May for a couple days. Our payback could mean some big storms by the weekend.

In the short-term, temps today are upper 40s and low 50s. Winds are gusty with a mix of sun and clouds showing up. There’s also a small threat for a shower…

The 70s are coming for Thursday and Friday, with an 80 degree temp possible to end the week…

Skies will stay mainly sunny, with strong southwesterly winds taking control.

A strong storm system then revs up and rolls our way for Saturday and Sunday, bringing the potential for strong to severe storms and heavy rains. This comes courtesy of a slow-moving upper level system rolling across the Ohio Valley. The GFS model is a little faster than other models with this…

The Canadian matches the European Model in being slower and more potent…

There is also the chance for some backlash flakes by early next week.

High winds may become a big player and you can see the European Model showing some big gusts with a line of storms working in…

As mentioned, once this system rolls through, temps drop like a rock. Readings by Monday may struggle to get much past 40 degrees. That doesn’t last long, though, as another big sure of mild air pushes in ahead of the next storm system.

It’s going to be that kind of weather for the rest of April. I will hook you up with another update later today, so check back. Make it a good one and take care.

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