National Weather Summary for Monday, January 28, 2019
by David Moran, on Jan 28, 2019 10:05:40 AM
Snow will continue across the Great Lakes through Tuesday as an upper level trough moves eastward.
- Continued Snow for the Great Lakes through Tuesday
- Snow Tuesday across the Southeast
- Potential for Snow across the Interior Northeast Tuesday and Wednesday
Continued Snow for the Great Lakes through Tuesday
Heavy snow is ongoing across the western Great Lakes and will continue to spread eastward across Michigan through Tuesday as a strong clipper system moves across the region. Snowfall totals will range 8-12 inches with locally higher amounts in excess of 16 inches. In addition to the snow, gusty winds will lead to blowing and drifting snow, as well as bitterly cold wind chills.
Major Cities in Region: Green Bay, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Grand Rapids, MI, Lansing, MI, Detroit, MI
Snow Accumulation for Monday
Snow Tuesday across the Southeast
As a strong cold front moves through the Southeast on Tuesday, rain ahead of the front is expected to transition to snow. Snowfall accumulations are not expected to be particularly high. However, accumulations of 1-2 inches will be possible, with slightly higher accumulations in excess of 4 inches over the southern Appalachians. This snowfall could lead to some travel disruptions on Tuesday.
Major Cities in Region: Jackson, MS, Birmingham, AL, Knoxville, TN, Asheville, NC
Snow Accumulation for Tuesday
Potential for Snow across the Interior Northeast Tuesday and Wednesday
An area of low pressure moving into the eastern US is expected to produce periods of moderate to heavy snow across the Interior Northeast Tuesday and Wednesday. Snow accumulations of 6-10 inches with locally higher amounts in excess of a foot are forecast. The area of low pressure will intensify across the region, producing gusty winds leading to blowing and drifting snow. Cold temperatures and low wind chills are expected.
Major Cities in Region: State College, PA, Syracuse, NY, Albany, NY, Burlington, VT
Snow Accumulation for Tuesday and Wednesday
A Look Ahead
A weak upper level trough may produce some light snow across the Midwest on Thursday. By Friday, this snow will move into the Ohio Valley and Appalachians. Going into the weekend, snow is forecast across the Rockies on Saturday as an area of low pressure moves eastward. Snow will continue moving across the Rockies on Sunday.