two main systems of concern have continued to develop as has been
anticipated over the past few days. The coastal low is rapidly
intensifying, currently located off the coast of Virginia, while the
clipper is pushing its way through northern Ohio.
temperature sits at 32 degrees, though that will continue to drop
throughout today, we should not have a problem with mixed precipitation
tonight. Precipitation extends into Buffalo and as far north as
northern NJ at the moment. Snow will likely start around 4pm
tonight, with heaviest snow occurring after 8pm. Snow will clear
out by Saturday morning with final accumulations between 5" and 9".
For more on this system please refer to the In-Depth Discussion.
the passing of this storm, another ridge of high pressure settles into
the area. As this high pressure system builds throughout the day
Saturday, northwest winds will likely bring some lake-effect snow
flurries during the day Saturday. Fairly clear weather returns
for Sunday and into early Monday with slightly above average
next storm gets set to impact us by Monday. Rain and snow can be
expected with this storm and it will likely produce some heavy rain at
times and some moderate wind. Behind this system, cold air
returns once again bringing cold but fairly calm conditions for
Wednesday. The next system appears to impact the region Thursday
and this will be another coastal low. There is a slight
possibility for another snow storm with this system but it is still a
and details will be worked out over the course of next week.
updated by Nick Sharr and David Loveless on 2/8/13 at 12:20 PM