Widespread Winter Storm; January 11-12...

By: Zachary Labe , 8:29 PM GMT on January 09, 2011

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Thoughts on January 11-12 Snowstorm...
A 1008mb low pressure is developing off the coast of Texas spreading of plethora of moisture northward along the Gulf Coast states. The low is courtesy of a deep trough sinking south towards the middle of the nation with an accompained strong 500mb low. With the trough axis being situated relatively far west, a low pressure will develop along a weak jet streak towards Missouri and slowly move northward. This low pressure will weaken and shear apart the Gulf of Mexico low pressure. Both lows will begin to lift northeastward with moisturing favoring the primary low and coastal low near Georgia. In between a dry slot will affect parts of the central Appalachians with moisture less than .15in. As the double barrel low complex continues to progress, the primary low over the Ohio valley will begin to weak and shear apart courtesy of significant blocking across northern Canada with a near record low Arctic Oscillation and negative NAO. This will begin an energy transfer restrengthening the coastal low. The timing of this transfer of energy remains highly uncertain at this point and will be very important to the evolution of this system as it traverses up the coastline with a heavy snowstorm across New England.

By Tuesday morning widespread light snow will begin across the Middle Atlantic reaching the Mason-Dixon line. Snow will be relatively light with rates only about .25in per hour as model QPF suggests less than .25in south of the Mason-Dixon line as this region will essentially be in a dry slot. As the coastal low continues to develop, the precipitation shield will begin to intensify from the Mason-Dixon line on northward with moderate snow by early afternoon as far north as the Mason-Dixon line in a widespread manner with rates around .5in per hour. Given the retreating high over Canada, the system will be a relatively quick mover. Current high resolution model guidance shows excellent dendritic growth over much of Pennsylvania west the New Jersey/Pennsylvania border coinciding with H85 thermals below -6C. This will allow favorable snow ratios of 15:1 or slightly higher over central and western Pennsylvania. Current QPF for the state of Pennsylvania through Tuesday night will be around .25-.4in from the overrunning, warm air advection precipitation.

By Tuesday night the low will begin to rapidly intensify off the coast throw a strong CCB across parts of eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and southern New York. Favorable dendritic growth accompanied by enhanced frontogenesis will allow snow rates to increase to 1in/hr especially northeast of Trenton, New Jersey. The low will rapidly intensify to +-992mb by Wednesday morning with heavy snow across much of New England with several enhanced mesoscale bands. A tight pressure gradient will also allow surface winds to increase to 35mph+ gusts along the coast courtesy of a 50knot+ low level jet mixing occasionally down to the surface in heavy precipitation. The low will continue to move northeast with storm total QPF in excess of 1in from just northeast of New York City up through much of New England. Orographic lift across the Berkshires up through the Presidentials will enhance snowfall with storm totals upwards of 14in across the favored upslope regions. Given the relatively fast movement of the storm, snow totals should remain below 18in for all areas.

Many questions remain on the exact track and intensity of the low along with the question of timing on the transfer of energy. But the above summary gives a general basis to the evolution of the storm system. Expect more updates coming tomorrow.

Radar...
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Warnings...
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NAO...
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This is my current rain/snow line...
Salisbury, Maryland - Georgetown, Delaware - Atlantic City, New Jersey - Islip, Long Island - Nantucket, Massachusetts

*Note west of this line will stay all snow for the entire duration of the storm. Along the line the snow will vary to sleet and perhaps rain for a point. But given the rapid cyclogensis the coastal low will undergo, most all areas even along the rainn/snow line will receive large snowfall accumulations especially as one moves north of Atlantic City.

Storm Reports...
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Storm Impacts...
1. Widespread snow accumulations in excess of 1in from Georgia to Maine.
2. Gusty winds as low pressure bombs out off of Long Island with gusts exceeding 35mph within 50mi of the Atlantic coast.
3. Heavy snow accumulations of 12in+ in parts of New England.
4. Embedded snow bands from New York City on northeastward with 2-3in/hr rates.
5. Very cold temperatures west of I-95 barely rising out of the low to mid 20s during the bulk of the snow accumulation.

Snow Map...

The more difficult locations for the forecast include central Pennsylvania and northern parts of New England across northern Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. These areas have the highest bust potential in this storm.

Selected City Snowfall Accumulations for the Northeast...
Hagerstown, MD- Light to moderate snow; 1-3in
Baltimore, MD- Moderate snow at times; 2-5in
Salisbury, MD- Wet snow and sleet mix; 1-4in
Washington, DC- Light to moderate snow; 1-4in
Wilmington, DE- Moderate snow, heavy at times; 4-8in
Dover, DE- Moderate snow; 3-7in
Trenton, NJ- Moderate to heavy snow; 5-10in
Pittsburgh, PA- Moderate snow; 2-5in
State College, PA- Light to moderate snow; 1-4in
Harrisburg, PA- Moderate snow; 2-6in
Philadelphia, PA- Moderate to heavy snow; 5-9in
Scranton, PA- Moderate snow; 3-6in
New York City, NY- Heavy snow; 6-12in, locally more
Poughkeepsie, NY- Moderate to heavy snow; 4-8in
Binghamton, NY- Moderate snow; 3-6in
Albany, NY- Moderate to heavy snow at times; 3-7in
Hartford, CT- Heavy snow; 10-15in
New London, CT- Heavy snow; 10-15in
Concord, NH- Moderate to heavy snow; 6-12in
Providence, RI- Heavy blowing snow; 10-16in
Worcester, MA- Heavy snow; 12-16in
Boston, MA- Heavy snow, windy at times; 8-14in
Nantucket, MA- Heavy snow mixing with sleet at times, windy; 4-9in
Hyannis, MA- Heavy snow, windy with drifting snow; 7-13in
Portland, ME- Heavy snow; 6-12in
Bangor, ME- Moderate to heavy snow; 4-9in
"Final Forecast Above"

Model Analysis
A very dynamic storm setup is creating model chaos with polarizing views dependent on the models. The high resolution models including the NAM, NMM, and ARW are indicating this storm becoming a bit more amplified allowing for a further west track. This allows the low to intensify quicker with heavier precipitation. Several mesoscale boundaries are being indicated especially towards southern New England particularily just northwest of New York City with an increased area of upward vertical velocities are present based on the NAM 700mb. The mesoscale boundaries will feature the heaviest snow rates accompanied by the best dendritic growth with hourly rates up to 2in per hour. Current GFS/NAM combination indicates a deep area of frontogenic forcing with an embedded CCB band across central Connecticut and central Massachusetts. Further south, the less dynamics will be available especially south of New York City with a weaker portion of the deformation band. The overrunning precipitation associated with the primary low over Ohio will spread light to moderate snows developing from Washington DC northward stretching from Columbus, OH to Reading, PA. Shortly, HIRES NMM simulated radar indicates a collapsing precipitation shield as energy is transferred off the coast. The simulated radar shows a large strengthening deformation band from about Harrisburg on eastward quickly moving north and east. The GFS and NAM differ on the strength of this axis as for QPF placement. Again the mesoscale, high resolution models show significantly more precipitation than the operational models of the GFS, ECMWF, and GGEM. Now the mesoscale models have a precipitation wet bias, but still the differences are quite significant in QPF in when taking in account the wet bias. The H5 charts are quite similar on all the guidance, but the surface plots differ. Given the general theme of declining QPF in antecedent runs leading up to the event, I am actually using GFS/ECMWF QPF has my primary blend. While yes the mesoscale models are quite wetter along with the SREF blend, the recent poor model QPF performance leads me to blend a bit conservative at this point. Considerable questions remain to where the dry slot occurs in Pennsylvania and how far north the heavy precipitation gets across northern New England. These nuisances will likely only be discovered upon actual evaluation of the radar. For further reference, after tracking the RUC QPF during the December 26 storm, I found it to be highly inaccurate. Overall QPF performance has been very poor recently, so I am sticking with the low QPF blend.

After the storm...
As the low pressure zips northeast out of the region, an anticyclonic flow will resume with a bit of lake effect snow. The air mass left in its wake will be very dry likely preventing a widespread lake effect snow outbreak. The flow also favors a northerly trajectory, keeping a hold on the lake effect machine. A few areas downwind of the lakes in the Syracuse-Finger Lake belt may receive a quick 3-6in in the Wednesday to Thursday time frame. Further south across Maryland and Pennsylvania the snow belts will likely get a minimal 1-5in including the Laurel Highlands. A weak disturbance will move across the area Friday with some light snow showers and flurries across the Northeast especially towards New York state. Little to no snow accumulation is likely. A very strong high pressure, 1038mb, will slowly move east out of the middle of the nation bringing clearing skies across the entire region towards Saturday. This high pressure will center itself across the Middle Atlantic likely bringing some radiational cooling Saturday night for one of the coldest nights of the winter. With a widespread snow cover over the entire east coast coupled with a below normal trough and low dewpoints, lows below zero are likely in the colder spots near Bradford, Pennsylvania and up across northern New York state along with parts of Maine. High temperatures much of the week will be around (-3)-(-7)F below normal for the entire Northeast, but especially for those with a solid snow pack. By Sunday, things begin to get interesting as a -3SD trough moves south over the Northern Plains with H85 thermals near -25C accompanied by a 1038mb high pressure. Lows over the Midwest may drop to near -20F or so in some areas across the north country. This arctic front will center itself across the Mississippi Valley along the steep temperature contrast. A low pressure will develop along the front, but it remains uncertain with regards to the track. In any case it is likely some light snow will exist along the arctic front as it cross through the Northeast with several heavy squalls given what appears a decent WINDEX event. The low pressure over the mouth of the Mississippi will just play another role. The ECMWF delays this arctic air mass a bit later in the week, so the long range definitely remains uncertain post Saturday, January 15. Following that I am expecting a slight rebound in temperatures to close the month of January with slightly above normal temperatures as the pattern reloads. The key word there is reloads. Current wavelengths support another wintry blast for an above normal snowfall February. At this point if this forecast holds, most all winter predictions will completely bust. As we say last year, an anomalous -AO will dominate despite whatever the ENSO conditions.

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"Here northeast of Harrisburg 2010-2011 winter statistics"
(Snow Stats)
Current Snow Cover- 6in
Monthly Total (November)- Trace
Monthly Total (December)- 0.6in
Monthly Total (January)- 7.75
Seasonal Total- 8.35in
Winter Weather Advisories- 2
Winter Storm Warnings- 0
Ice Storm Warnings- 0
Blizzard Warnings- 0
Freezing Rain Advisories- 1
Winter Storm Watches- 1

(Temperature Stats)
Lowest High Temperature- 24.1F
Lowest Low Temperature- 12.8F
Wind Chill Advisories- 0
Wind Chill Warnings- 0

(Snow Storms Stats)
First accumulating snow - December 10 - 0.50in
Clipper light snow - January 7-8 - 2.25in then another 1in
Double Barrel Low - January 11 - 4.5in of snow

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675. bwi
12:16 AM GMT on January 12, 2011
Moderate to heavy snow now in NE DC suburbs -- that's more like it!
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674. ADCS
12:11 AM GMT on January 12, 2011
Light snow in Camden, NJ.
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673. Zachary Labe
12:09 AM GMT on January 12, 2011
Moderate snow continues here with a tad over 1.5in of snow as of 7pm.
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672. TrentonThunder
12:06 AM GMT on January 12, 2011
7:00pm

Cloudy, 30F, 24D, Baro 29.97 & falling, Light Dusting.

Solid 2" snowdepth left from previous 2 events. Some drifts and snowpiles left from December storm.

Nice 1" per hour band has entered south Philly / Southwest Jersey heading this direction.
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671. Mason803
12:04 AM GMT on January 12, 2011
lebanon county seems to be getting it. Just went out and measured. 1.4" thus far. noticed the snow is dense considering the temp is 23f. ratios seem low to me.
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669. HeavySnow
11:58 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Quoting LoveStormsatNight:
Pressures going down. Wonder what it will look like at bedtime.




Not in Annandale. Blood pressure skyrocketing. Street ice skating soon!
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667. Hoynieva
11:54 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Snow flurries in Brooklyn, much sooner than expected. I'll be all right with it ending sooner as long as it arrives earlier ;)
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666. testbenchdude
11:52 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Had some freezing drizzle about an hour ago, now it's snowing albeit rather lightly. Going to take the dog out for a walk, back later.

West Chester, PA
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665. bwi
11:50 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
10 miles or so NE of DC: Heavy freezing drizzle and mist the last hour with some very fine sleet. Really nasty, glazing sidewalks and some streets, very slippery. Already a substantial coating on cars. Hoping for a quick transition to snow -- this sucks.
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664. Mason803
11:50 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Quoting HeavySnow:
Anger building, coming down quite heavily already in Annandale, VA. And light sleet and freezing rain too. These things are merging off the coast of the Potomac. The sleet and frz rain are transferring their energy to me and I'm having explosive anger development in my frontal lobe. Looks like a Winter Pissed Off Warning may need to be issued. We'd call it a Heavysnow warning but that may just be too confusing for others.


too funny!!
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663. TheRasberryPatch
11:50 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Is Altoona the back end of the snow? If so, it appears there will be school tomorrow. sorry

no chance the coastal storm throws snow into our area?
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662. NJLuLu
11:49 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Well nice surprise, maybe 4 - 8 here in Bayville, NJ. Wish I had a weather station, can feel the humidity but nothing happening. Temp up to 35.5. All that worrying for naught, Thank Goodness
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661. HeavySnow
11:48 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Anger building, coming down quite heavily already in Annandale, VA. And light sleet and freezing rain too. These things are merging off the coast of the Potomac. The sleet and frz rain are transferring their energy to me and I'm having explosive anger development in my frontal lobe. Looks like a Winter Pissed Off Warning may need to be issued. We'd call it a Heavysnow warning but that may just be too confusing for others.
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660. TheRasberryPatch
11:47 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
0.8" of snow. moderate snow
temp 26F
dewpt 24F
1016.1mb and falling rapidly

Campbelltown, PA 5 miles east of Hershey
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659. Zachary Labe
11:45 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
The transfer of the energy is definitely underway and is now evident on the radar for the first time tonight. I am not pleased with how fast that back end is moving through, but for now heavy snow will continue for much of Pennsylvania and parts of northern Maryland for the next 1-3 hours at least. Quite a convergence band along and just south of I-78 currently...

This band was forecast to develop by the HIRES NMM pretty well.
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658. NYBizBee
11:43 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Flurries here at JFK-- Temp 30.5
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657. Mason803
11:40 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Quoting Blizzard92:
Thanks! Forecast going according to plan so far; although I think it will end much quicker for areas west of I-95 tonight than expected.


It always ends earlier than forecast. Starts earlier too
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656. snowinvermont
11:39 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Blizz---Where do you think the convergence of the lows will be? Inside or outside of Cape Cod? Inside and I think even northern VT gets some decent or impressive accumulation. NWS is still saying only 2-4" for northern VT and 8-12 for the southern couple of counties.
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655. Zachary Labe
11:38 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Thanks! Forecast going according to plan so far; although I think it will end much quicker for areas west of I-95 tonight than expected.
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654. Hoynieva
11:36 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
I know this thing is behaving differently than they thought, with that western storm stronger than expected, but I'm really liking what I'm seeing. It seems to be transferring quite a bit of energy right now, west to east, and I'm really hoping it explodes right over us. The snow should be here a little sooner than expected, in fact.

Taking a nap from 430 to 630 was just what was needed.
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653. PhillySnow
11:31 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Quoting HeavySnow:
Anger just west of DC now.

You are too funny, Heavy! Thanks for having a sense of humor about it.

I'm glad to see central and western PA getting some snow this time around. We've been doing great here this winter - no huge storms yet, and several fun little events.

Very light snow starting here. NWS has us at 3 - 5 now, still within Blizz's prediction although on the low end. I also hope it's enough for a snow day - we've all been planning on it!
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652. anduril
11:30 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
So Bliz do you think 2-5 for the harrisburg area is gonna cover it still?
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651. Gaara
11:26 PM GMT on January 11, 2011
Snowfall Fantasy League Update

Entries are now closed. Good luck to all the entrants.

danielb1023 - Naugatuck, CT - 27.2"
Gaara - Willimantic, CT - 25.5"
drj10526 - Hartford, CT - 22"
breald - Attleboro, MA - 20"
Hoynieva - Boston, MA - 20"
TrentonThunder - Torrington, CT - 20"
CapeCoralStorm - Danbury, CT - 19.5"
originalLT - Hamden, CT - 19"
zotty - Islip, NY - 19"
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What a collection of misfits comprising Interstate 83 this evening. Really people, it snows, this is Pennsylvania. There is absolutely NOTHING new about what we're experiencing, I promise you that.

Camp Hill, PA
Snowing heavily
almost an inch on the ground
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Hey Blizz, your totals are exactly what our local weather guys are saying. The all, snow/mix, rain-snow line is right on.
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648. ADCS
Looks like there's a pretty decent band flaring up over N. Delaware and heading toward Philly.
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1in of snow here with moderate to heavy snow. Radar looks pretty good for Lower Susquehanna Valley with moderate to heavy snow for a little while.
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Wow... just started really coming down here in newark,de... in 5 min, the road in front of my house and back patio is coated.
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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:55 PM EST on January 11, 2011

***********************snow on ground***********************

Location snow time/date comments
on ground of
/inches/ measurement

Pennsylvania

... Allegheny County...
1 NNW Carnot-moon 4.0 449 PM 1/11 NWS pit snow depth


***********************6 hour snowfall***********************

Location 6 hour time/date comments
snowfall of
/inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Garrett County...
1 S Oakland 2.0 309 PM 1/11

Ohio

... Carroll County...
Carrollton 2.0 400 PM 1/11

... Columbiana County...
Wellsville 1.8 400 PM 1/11

... Monroe County...
Woodsfield 1.5 430 PM 1/11

... Noble County...
Caldwell 1.5 430 PM 1/11

... Tuscarawas County...
New Philadelphia 2.0 430 PM 1/11

Pennsylvania

... Allegheny County...
1 NNW Carnot-moon 2.2 448 PM 1/11 NWS pit snowfall today
Bridgeville 2.0 410 PM 1/11
Carnegie 2.0 415 PM 1/11
West Homestead 2.0 452 PM 1/11

... Butler County...
Ogle 1.2 345 PM 1/11

... Fayette County...
Farmington 1.6 453 PM 1/11

... Mercer County...
Fredonia 2.0 400 PM 1/11

... Washington County...
Canonsburg 2.0 400 PM 1/11




The heavy snow is on its way out of here. Maybe another inch tonight. It was sure a sight to see to watch it fall.

Blizz, I see it's out your way now. Enjoy!
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judging by radar, south mountain coop site will have the highest snowfall report in our region tomorrow. (lsv area) mark it down
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Just a few flurries here from light LES under a northeast wind regime.

Interesting to see what happens when that pocket of better moisture and colder 850mb temps over western lake Superior slides over the northcentral U.P. A pretty decent snow squall set up earlier today near Duluth. Could have something like that here tonight.

Well I see eastern New England once again is going to get hit with another snowstorm. Here in the Fall we all forecasters jumped on the Great Lakes/Ohio Valley storm track bandwagon.

There is just a "dead zone" east of the Mississippi River and west of I-95 where low pressure systems just cant move. There always seems to be a ridge aloft either oriented SW to NE over Ontraio and Quebec that forces storms sotuh, or a ridge oriented S to N forcing storms west.

I see next week the models bring another possible snowstorm into New England. Any ideas when this pattern will break? I have a feeling it won't.

Looked at some of the season snow totals for areas in the southern U.P. Iron Mountain only has 15.7 inches of snow so far this year. If trends continue this winter could be one of the least snowiest on record for Iron Mountain! Keep in mid the seasonal average is around 64 inches.

IRON MTN KINGSFORD WWTP (204090)
Monthly Totals/Averages
Snowfall (inches)
Years: 2010-2011

Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
2010-2011 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 13.2 - - - - - - 15.7

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Quoting ADCS:


Ha - so true. We're really at the point where the weather is just going to do its thing, no matter what the models say. It's also really easy to get caught on one piece of information and filter everything else from that conclusion. Fact is, no one knows exactly when this thing is going to phase, but once it does, just watch it blow up and appreciate the fireworks.


Haha. The funny thing is that the weather is going to do its thing no matter what the models say at any time at all.
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40N, 74W
Spring Lake  Snow bands hit about 1730.  Very light.
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I'm here updates from Shippensburg and it's snowing very hard.
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Really coming down now out there sidewalks and parking lot have a solid covering maybe coming up on an inch so right around 1in/hr then in Camp Hill
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Snowing lightly in Kutztown.
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First wave of light snow started here at 5:30pm. A light dusting starting to form.

NWS Mount Holly has me at 6.3", the county at 4"-8", and the general statement for this county and surrounding NJ counties at 5"-10".

From Mount Holly...
The NAM initialized better than the GFS or the European model (ecmwf) with the trough
over the southeast that is sharper than the latter models have.

Based on the 18z surface analysis the WRF-nmm and can rgem are
verifying the best, the low is tucked into the coast much closer
than either the European model (ecmwf) and GFS have.

Thus this forecast package will be leaning more toward the hi res
models ways than the hemispheric ones...

Sometimes I think of how people used to live before meteorologists etc... They'd be sitting up in Connecticut right now with no clue. I wonder how they reacted when the first flakes would fall. They must have been asking themselves "will this be light or a huge blizzard?" I'm sure so many got caught away from home in the woods hunting and stuff like that.

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633. RkTec
Emmaus, PA

-SN with a temp of 28 degrees. Dusting on the ground already with large dendrites falling.
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Anger just west of DC now.
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630. fz1
Ice pellets in ACY now
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In the heaviest band now. 1+ so far.
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Moderate snow here with much larger dendrites, 25F.
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1"/hr rates currently. closing in on 1" accu.
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Henry wants to take NJ out of the snow. He is just bitter cause he is only going to get 3 or 4 inches. When he speaks my body rejects him....just sayin!
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625. ADCS
Do the models in general just have trouble with dealing with Miller B scenarios? It would make sense, given how dicey and contingent on timing the energy transfer is.
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