Good Wednesday, everyone. It’s another super windy day taking shape, as we track another clipper across the Ohio Valley. This all comes from an active pattern that’s threatening to get super active as we inch closer to Christmas.
Highs today may hit 40 on a gusty southwesterly wind. Those gusts may reach 40mph at times by this evening:
Our clipper brings accumulating snows to our north into Indiana and Ohio, but could bring some flurries or snow showers in here early Thursday:
A system moving across the region on Friday tries to get going, but appears to be having trouble getting its act together. This may be because of a bigger system pushing it along. That rolls in by Saturday night and Sunday with rain:
This takes us into the week leading up to Christmas. The overall pattern across North America is one that is going to try to take temps to the extreme. Bitterly cold air is going to move into the country by Christmas weekend, while the far southeast sees toasty temps. Given the extreme temps, forget about using operational computer models. They may show us at zero on one run then 60 for the following run.
Let’s try some good old fashioned pattern recognition and see how things evolve. Here’s the possible setup for the long Christmas weekend into early Christmas week:
We will continue to watch that as we get closer. Have a great day and take care.