Tracking a cold front toward Kentucky

Good Monday, folks. We’re coming off an absolutely wicked week of winter weather across the Bluegrass State.  A history-making snowstorm blanketed much of the state in 1 to 2 feet of snow. To cap the weekend off, temps went below zero in many areas Sunday morning:

January 24 2016 Lows

A cold front moves in Monday night  and Tuesday, with some rain and snow showers. This front will then slow down just to our east late Tuesday as a wave of low pressure develops along it.

The new GFS shows some snow from this in southeastern Kentucky:


Snow showers then form behind that system across much of Central and Eastern Kentucky.

The models are also now going toward a clipper system dropping in by Thursday and Friday. This is what the GFS shows:


The European Model has the clipper diving in and trying to pick up a big storm coming out of the Gulf of Mexico:


We will just have to wait and see how all this plays out in the coming days. Overall, the harsh winter pattern appears to back off for the next week to 10 days before coming back in February.

Make it a great Monday and take care.

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