Posted by: pyeager | February 10, 2010

Next Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Snowstorm?

Some of the same ingredients that resulted in the most recent blizzard along the Eastern Seaboard will be in place early next week (Monday and Tuesday).

At this point, the models indicate that the models will not come together quickly enough for a snowstorm of the same size, but as long as the ingredients are available this far out, it’s worth watching.

Here is an upper-level forecast chart for Monday evening, showing a strong upper-level storm system:

GFS forecast image for Monday evening

GFS forecast image for Monday evening

While it looks impressive, the model is indicating that the storm will not have a lot of precipitation associated with it:

GFS forecast for Monday evening

GFS forecast for Monday evening

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