Winter slowly takes control

Good Tuesday, everyone. Old Man Winter is slowly beginning to take back control of the pattern across the country. Shots of snow and arctic cold are lining up over the next few weeks, as February looks like the setup we had in early January.

Snow showers wind down across the east in the morning, but some flurries remain throughout the day. Watch for some early-morning slick spots if you’re travelling:

The end-of-week system continues to get pushed by another system quickly moving in behind it for the weekend.

Rain develops Thursday, with a transition to snow before the precipitation quickly moves away. Here’s the Canadian model:

The GFS is similar:

Given the quick movement of that system, there might be only light snow accumulation. Obviously, if it slows down, then accumulations with that will be higher.

The “push” comes from this system coming as early as Saturday night:

That would make for a rather snowy Super Bowl Sunday in our part of the world.

From there, the pattern appears to be heading toward one that could lock us into a cold and snowy February:

Watch the arctic shots rotating in through the middle of the month:

Make it a terrific Tuesday and take care.

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