Sunday, January 15, 2012

January 19-22 Potential Major Snow Event (Great Lakes, Midwest Affected)

0z ECMWF on Jan. 21
The latest 0z ECMWF is showing a widespread snow event throughout the Great Lakes and Midwest for the January 19-22 period. I find this interesting because the ECMWF has been showing something similar to a snowstorm like above for at least the past 2 runs. Here's the old 12z run from yesterday.
January 20th Snowfall
January 21 Snowfall
The 12z ECMWF has the snowfall a bit further south than the 0z ECMWF, but the fact that they have snow in very similar places is very encouraging.
So here's our map: