Good afternoon, folks. Snow showers and arctic cold temps continue on our MLK Day. For winter weather lovers, this isn’t much snow, but it’s certainly better than what you’ve been suffering through. Once we get through this touch of winter, we focus on a late week system.

Today’s snow showers are coming on our strong northwesterly wind. This arctic cold flow is usually good for some light coatings and that’s what we’ve been seeing and will continue to see. Slick roads are also a good bet under the heaviest snow showers. Track away…





Pine Mountain

Mt. Vernon


Mountain Parkway near Slade


Temps are coming in on the under and will likely stay in the low and middle 20s for many. Gusty winds will make it feel like the teens.

Temps stay seasonally cold through the week as we wait on our next system to show up. One low is going to run into our region with another low developing to our east Friday into Saturday. For folks who want snow, you want the lead low to be VERY weak with the second low to be much stronger. The trend is heading in that direction, but we will be walking a fine line with rain to snow.

The Canadian has the best look for snow lovers…

The GFS continues to show up much farther south than earlier runs…

Right now, this looks like rain arriving on Friday with an increasing potential for rain to snow Saturday. Can we get some snow on the ground? That’s certainly possible, but depends on exactly when and where the second low forms and takes control.

I will have another update this evening. Until then, make it a good one and take care.