A very active week

Goo Monday, folks. Our weather pattern is about to kick back into high gear with a lot of action moving in. This includes, heavy rain, strong storms, near record highs, snow and a big temp crash. Whew!

Let us begin with today and roll forward. A shower or two is possible as a weak front rolls into the region:

A cold front moves in and hangs around, allowing areas of low pressure to work along the boundary. There is one heck of a temperature gradient showing up with this setup and that will help fuel a lot f precipitation.

The computer model 7 day rainfall numbers are very concerning:

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Flooding is certainly a possibility in the week ahead and I can’t even rule out a few strong or severe thunderstorms. Those big thunderstorms may actually come just a few hours before we see some snow. Watch this dramatic temperature drop from Thursday through Friday night:

Watch the transition to some snow in the process:

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The action doesn’t stop there. Two more potent storm systems then roll our way late next weekend into early the following week:

This is one energetic pattern that will deliver a ton of precipitation in our region for the foreseeable future. With a pattern that is likely to turn VERY cold again, that will likely include snows deep into March.

Have a good one and take care.

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