Good afternoon, everyone. I wanted to drop by for a quick update on the late week storm system taking aim at our region. I’ve been prepping you guys on the possibility for this being a headline making event, and my thoughts have not changed.
The Storm Prediction Center is now on board with our thought about the strong to severe storms potential. Here’s their outlook for later Friday…
That may focus farther east in time.
The GFS continues to come around to a deeper and slower moving storm system….
It cuts that system off across southern Canada and the Great Lakes Sunday into Monday…
Watch for that to correct a little farther south and west with future runs. The model is also finally seeing the tremendous amount of cold behind it…
The Canadian Model continues to show a monster storm…
The flow from the Canadian is one that would actually bring snow showers our way Sunday into Monday…
Here are the highlights of what the weekend may mean for us..
- Strong to severe storms will be possible late Friday into early Saturday morning
- Wind gusts may reach 50mph at times, even without thunderstorms
- Temps crash behind the front
- Sunday into Monday looks very cold with the chance for some areas to not hit freezing.
- Single digit wind chills are possible at times
- A few flurries or snow showers may end the weekend, depending on the exact wind flow from the northwest
None of this includes another winter looking setup for Thanksgiving week. That could be just as cold and produce some flakes.
I will update things later today and have the latest on WKYT-TV starting at 4. Enjoy your Monday.