Daily Archives: May 4, 2020

Time posted: 1:56 am

Storms Usher In A Cold May Pattern

Good Monday, everyone. We have another storm system ready to rumble across the region through Tuesday, bringing the potential for more big storms in the west. As the week wears on, our temps return to much chillier than normal with a flat out cold pattern settling in by the weekend. That’s when record lows will be possible.

Let’s begin with what’s cracking out there today. Temps are in the upper 60s to low 70s for many, with thunderstorms flaring up in the west this afternoon and evening. That’s an area the SPC is highlighting for more severe weather…

Those showers and storms roll through the rest of the state tonight and Tuesday, with chilly showers trying to follow that up for Wednesday…

Temps for Wednesday and Thursday will be well below normal, but look to only be an appetizer to what’s coming this weekend. Folks, this is a setup that’s straight out of the winter months and is one you really never see this late in the year.

A chilly rain maker moves in here by Friday, with cold air diving in behind it this weekend. Check out the amazing look on the EURO…

Yes, that run joins recent runs of the GFS and Canadian in showing the potential for historic snowflakes possibly showing up…

The chance for any flakes actually showing up is very small, but it’s incredible to see forecast models actually showing that in the middle of May.

It shows just how anomalous of a pattern is setting up across the eastern part of the country. What I think is most likely is frost and freezing conditions. Historic lows are possible on more than one occasion.

The GFS continues to bring 20s in here for Saturday morning…

The model then does it again with another cold shot by next Tuesday morning…

Folks, if any of these numbers verify, it could potentially be devastating on green thumbs and farmers who already have some crops in the field. Here’s hoping this pattern flips quickly!

I have the tools you need to track today’s action…

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Make it a happy Monday and take care.

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