Suchan Says: Snow Gradually Moving In

blog

Snow moving southeast into the area tonight

The first snowflakes are flying in northwestern Missouri and heading southeast tonight.  This remains a quick hitting dry, powdery snow with much of the snow quickly moving south and out of the area after sunrise.

I still see enough snow to produce travel impacts especially where an inch or more of snow falls.  This combined with arctic cold air moving in Sunday morning will certainly add to the slick travel potential.  Roads should be a little better in the afternoon under mostly sunny skies despite the arctic cold in place.

This will be the type of snow that you can broom off your deck or sidewalk.

blog_2

Snow moving in overnight

blog_3

Snow moving out early Sunday morning

blog_4

Forecast Snow Amounts

blog_5

Arctic air mass moving south!

blog_6

Frigid Sunday… will feel like it’s -5 to -15 when you factor in the wind

Next chance of snow is Tuesday and a little sleet could mix in.  This system has the potential to drop at least 1″ of snow but some areas could see 3″ or 4″ of snow especially if sleet is kept to a minimum.  Computer models still vary quite a bit on forecast amounts.  I prefer a broad 1″ to 4″ forecast right now but another 24 hours of modeling should help pin down amounts and where with a bit more confidence.

Chris Suchan
Chief Meteorologist
KCTV5/KSMO

Twitter:  @ChrisSuchanKCTV
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Chief-Meteorologist-Chris-Suchan-361521570703480/?ref=hl

 

Advertisements

There are no comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: