Daily Archives: February 25, 2019

Time posted: 7:30 pm

A Few Evening Thoughts

Good evening, folks. The focus of the forecast continues to be on a big change blowing our way as we end February and begin March. It’s one that will bring winter weather back into the region.

The European Model tries to get this started earlier with a Thursday system showing some rain and snow…

It brings the arctic front through here with a shower on Friday and early Saturday, With much colder air in place, the Sunday system shows up very far south on the European Model, bringing a swath of snow across Kentucky…

The GFS continues to be a little farther south then showing another system following that up…

The European Ensembles snow map from WeatherBell show a snow line going pretty darn far south…

 

The control fun of the same Ensembles…ย 

#teamspring says NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ๐Ÿ™‚

Have a good one and take care.

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Time posted: 12:09 pm

Monday Afternoon Update

Good afternoon, everyone. Boy, that sun looks and feels awesome out there and is exactly what the weather doctor ordered. We get a few more days of the sun before we change it up by the end of the week and into the weekend. March looks to roar in like a cold lion into the first few weeks of the month. Blah.

The pattern late this week continues to skew just a little colder as a system passes through here on Thursday, with another to follow later Friday into Saturday. There’s even the chance for a little frozen stuff on the northern side of this second one as it brings much colder air in here behind it.

That sets up a very cold pattern, producing a storm track just to our south. Last night’s European Model has a swath of wet to east winter weather right on top of us over the next 10 days…

The Canadian Model is more enthusiastic with the winter weather opportunities from this weekend into early next week…

The ICON model doesn’t go out as far, but it’s singing a similar tune…

The GFS is trying, but it’s so darn cold that it takes the storm track even farther south with winter weather into the deep south…

So, the first half of March can certainly produce some interesting weather across Kentucky. Winter weather lovers should be liking the look of the pattern. Those of us who are #teamspring, don’t want anything to do with this! ๐Ÿ™‚ That said, the pattern should flip to sustained spring MUCH quicker than last year! Woot!!

Have a great rest of your day and take care.

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Time posted: 1:38 am

Calmer Before Colder

Good Monday, everyone. BREAKING NEWS: Our weather pattern is actually calm for a change!! I feel like shouting that from the top of a mountain somewhere. This calm pattern lasts for a few more days, but March is ready to roar in like a cold lion. Unfortunately, arctic air later this weekend into next week.

Temps are in the 20s to start the day, with low and middle 40s to end it with a mix of sun and clouds.

Tuesday and Wednesday look even better as temps climb into the 50s under that same sky. Winds will be a little gusty from time to time.

Changes appear by late this week as a massive cold front dives toward the region. Showers may develop ahead of this by Friday as a series of systems impact the region. Winds are going to crank as this big change blows in. It’s a setup that can take us from gusty rains to snowflakes in a matter of hours.

That’s arctic cold air coming in behind that front to round out the weekend and kick off the first full week of March. As this cold sweeps in, itโ€™s going to force the storm track to our south, giving us the potential for winter weather.

As expected, the usual model differences show up…

New GFS

GFS

Canadian

ICON

I will throw you an update later today. Make it a good one and take care.

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