A large-scale upper level trough dominates the eastern U.S. weather pattern which has allowed cold Canadian air to drop south into the Mid-South. Upper level disturbances rotating through the trough have brought light rain a couple of times the past few days, but mostly they have maintained cloud cover, which has kept temperatures very cool. As cold air continues to pour in for another couple of days, it's gotten cold enough aloft that the next disturbance will bring precipitation that will likely contain some light snow!
|A huge trough over the eastern U.S. has provided a conveyor for disturbances to rotate through.|
|The NAM computer model indicates much of the region could see a dusting, but less than 1", of snow|
By Saturday afternoon we should begin to see some sun and Sunday will be mostly sunny but still cold with highs in the lower 40s. A warming trend starts the first of next week with another chance of rain on Monday night.
We'll continue to keep an eye on the computer models and update our snow chances and forecast amounts via our social channels listed below as well as in the MWN Forecast. Overall, this is not a big snow threat, but maybe a nice way to END winter! We can only hope!
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