Major East Coast Snowstorm Possible...

By: Zachary Labe , 1:57 PM GMT on February 28, 2009

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Thoughts on February 28-March 2 Storm...
A major coastal storm will be working along the Middle Atlantic coastline during Sunday night through Monday. Early morning water vapor loop shows increasing moisture across the southeastern states with an impressive 500mb cutoff vortex across the extreme deep south almost as far south as the Florida panhandle. This is causing a deep surge of cold air with snow being reported well into the southeast gulf states. Winter weather advisories have been issued for the Atlanta metro area for 1-3inches of snow. Interestingly enough this is the second time this year snow has occurred much farther south than climatologically favored snow locations. Surface maps indicate a gathering low pressure across Georgia. This low will lift northward along a frontal boundary and move northeast along the coastline keeping a favorable track for an all snow scenario. A cold Canadian high will funnel in northwesterly winds to all of Pennsylvania along with dry air which will inhibit widespread moisture, but instead it will provide all snow for all of Pennsylvania. There is no mid-level warming in this storm system for once. Upper trough begins to become negatively tilted as low pulls up the coastline causing the low amplify. There is still some question to what and how much amplification takes place in the early stages of this storm as it will have a result in how far the precipitation gets in the west. Strong frontogenisis occurs in eastern Pennsylvania early Sunday evening as moisture pulls into the region. Deformation axis looks to be across extreme eastern Pennsylvania with the hills of Chester and Bucks County getting the brunt of the banding. Some mid level instability will promote high snow rates of 1-2inches for much of the event in these areas along with the possibility of thundersnow. 700mb RH charts indicate a non-gradual boundary between snow and non-snow which will likely setup near the Harrisburg area up through the northern Poconos. This area is where the highest bust potential exists with the possibility of more or less snow than being forecasted. No snow is expected from a line of Chambersburg-Lewistown-Mansfield and westward. Instead these areas will be seeing just some high cirrus clouds under a cyclonic flow. As the low strengthens to near 1000mb off the coast the tight pressure gradient will promote high winds in many locations causing blizzard conditions especially across far eastern Pennsylvania. The snow will be powdery as snow ratios especially in western areas will be near 15:1. Overall the event favors extreme eastern Pennsylvania for heavy snow with a prominent cutoff zone near the Harrisburg area. Isolated totals of 16inches are possible in a few higher elevations above 700ft in far eastern Pennsylvania.

Timeline...
3-5pm... Clouds will begin to thicken across southern Pennsylvania after any breaks in the clouds early afternoon. Temperatures may be slightly above freezing for most locations, but with colder air funneling in they will drop below freezing as the precipitation moves into the region.

5-9pm... As isentropic lift occurs to our south. Light snow will begin spreading into southern and eastern parts of Pennsylvania. Temperatures during this time will still be right around freezing preventing roads from too much accumulation for the initial light snow. As heavier precipitation moves in travel will become highly discouraged. Snow amounts in this period will range around a coating to up to one inch.

9pm-12am... Heavier precipitation will work into the region along with enhanced banding in many locations across eastern Pennsylvania. Snow rates may approach 1inch per hour in some locations. Roads will quickly become snow covered. Temperatures will fall into the 20s statewide. Snowfall accumulations will be 2-4inches in far eastern areas with 1inch across the west.

12am-4am... This period will feature the heaviest snow with rates approaching 3inches in one hour for a few isolated locations. Thundersnow can also not be ruled out for the I-95 area. Snow accumulations will range from 3-5inches in the east and 1-3inches in the west. Temperatures will fall into the low to mid 20s and winds will begin to become gusty. Blizzard conditions cannot be ruled out for a period in far eastern areas.

4am-8am... The morning commute will feature the main banding pull northeast of the region with additional snow accumulations of 1-3inches statewide. Winds will remain gusty with blowing and drifting snow with limited visability.

8am-12pm... The final burst of snow will approach with an upper level low along the western flank of the storm with a period of light to moderate snow across eastern Pennsylvania. Additional snow accumulations may be 2-4inches for many areas. Temperatures will continue to fall with increasingly windy conditions.

Radar...
Radar...

Warnings...
Warnings...

NAO...
NAO...

This is my current rain/snow line...
This storm will feature very far south in comparison to storms of the previous few winters. This sleet/snow line is for the period at the height of the storm for these locations. To the north of the line will be snow and to the south will be more of a mix or rain.

My sleet/snow line is... Greenville, SC - Charlotte, NC - Fayetteville, NC - Goldsboro, NC - Wakefield, VA - Salisbury, MD - Lakewood, NJ

*Note these lines are estimates and actual locations may vary.

Storm Reports...
None.

Storm Impacts...
1. Periods of very heavy snow in mesoscale banding.
2. Snow rates of 1-2inches across far eastern Pennsylvania.
3. Blowing and drifting snow generally after the storm.
4. High impacts to metropolitan areas of eastern Pennsylvania.
5. Sharp-cuff of snow/no snow between Reading and State College.

Snow Map...

*Note this does not include snow amounts from the first wave.

Selected City Accumulations for the Northeast...
Hagerstown, MD- C-2inches of snow
Baltimore, MD- 5-9inches of snow
Washington, DC- 5-10inches of snow
Wilmington, DE- 6-12inches of snow
Dover, DE- 5-9inches of snow
Cape May, NJ- 3-7inches of snow
Trenton, NJ- 8-14inches of snow
New York City, NY- 5-10inches of snow
Poughkeepsie, NY- 6-12inches of snow
Binghamton, NY- 2-4inches of snow
Albany, NY- 2-5inches of snow
Hartford, CT- 9-15inches of snow
Concord, NH- 6-12inches of snow
Providence, RI- 8-12inches of snow
Worcester, MA- 9-15inches of snow
Boston, MA- 6-12inches of snow
Nantucket, MA- 3-6inches of snow
Hyannis, MA- 3-7inches of snow
Portland, ME- 6-12inches of snow
Bangor, ME- 8-12inches of snow
"Subject to Change"

Model Analysis
Instead of looking at each model, I am going to show maps that helped support my forecast from each model. The low will be forming across the southeast near the coast of the South Carolina coastline. Low pressure will track to the northeast. The GFS seems to have a pretty good hold on the precipitation shield and low strength. Although the low does seem a bit stronger and more amplified looking at infrared satellites and the water vapor loop.

As the low tracks there will be a sharp-cutoff between snow and no snow. 700mb charts indicate the best relative humidity to be across eastern Pennsylvania.

While QPF will be lighter in the western side of the precipitation shield, snow ratios will be better as colder air comes rushing into the system. I was looking at the snow from last night and it is very dry with a low moisture content made up of dendrites. Omega growth and dendritic growth is superb for this event with best dynamics found in the mesoscale bands that are likely to form overnight Sunday. While the best frontogenisis remains to our south it does appear there will be an intense band of snow over eastern Pennsylvania.

500mb charts are classic for the entire event with a sharp negatively tilted trough and a deep 500mb vortex to the south. Jet streak is located in eastern Pennsylvania and that will be associated for where the heaviest snow will fall.

Overall it looks like a classic nor'easter is headed towards the Northeast.

After the storm...
Monday- Coastal low near benchmark will be pulling to the northeast. Deformation band of snow will remain parked across eastern Pennsylvania with heaviest snow likely in extreme eastern portions of the state. For a time Monday morning snow could be quite heavy in far eastern areas. Disturbance with weak associated cold front boundary will move by afternoon pushing the system out of the area and bringing in much colder air. Dewpoints will drop below zero for the mountains with temperatures below freezing statewide. Winds will be quite gusty under tight pressure gradient causing windchills in the single digits. This will likely be the coldest day during the next 9-10 months. Under the week upper air disturbance snow showers will persist across the state with some light snow accumulations possible in the Laurel Highlands and northwest mountains. Monday night will feature lows dropping in the single digits for much of the state under a gusty 20-35mph northwest wind. Wind chills will be near advisory criteria for the mountains. Partly cloudy skies will prevail.

Tuesday- Tuesday will feature partly cloudy skies statewide. A few snow showers will be across the Laurel Highlands during the day with a few coatings of snow possible. A low strato-cumulus deck will prevail across the higher elevations above 2000ft. Downsloping winds will result in sunshine for eastern areas along with a fresh snow pack making air temperatures quite cold. Highs will generally be below freezing statewide with some blowing and drifting of snow in the morning under breezy conditions. Tuesday night will feature clear skies and breezy conditions. A few cirrus and cumulus clouds may work overhead overnight as a weakening disturbance moves to the north. Lows will drop in the teens and single digits statewide.

Wednesday- High pressure remains in control across Pennsylvania with sunshine. Temperatures will be warming up back to the low 40s and upper 30s for most areas which is still slightly below normal. Wednesday night winds will begin to calm combined with low dewpoints which could make for some very cold temperatures in the sheltered valleys. Lows will work down in the teens and single digits once again.

Thursday- Departing high pressure will keep generally sunny skies statewide with some warming of the air temperatures. Melting snow will be occuring statewide. Highs will be near seasonal values with highs in the mid 40s across the south and mid to upper 30s across the north. Thursday night clouds will moves in and thicken from west to east ahead of the next storm system. Some light rain may move into western Pennsylvania after midnight with amounts generally less than .1inches. Lows will be in the mid 30s across the west to around freezing in the east.

Friday- Low pressure moves across the western Great Lakes into Canada with a slow moving cold front with limited moisture. Light rain showers will persist throughout the day with totals less than .25inches for all areas with most areas much less than that even. Stratus deck will lower over the higher elevations with ceilings below 1000ft causing for some IFR conditions at the local airfields. High temperatures will be mild under southwesterly flow across western Pennsylvania in the 50s, but eastern Pennsylvania will still be under easterly flow keeping highs cooler and in the 40s thanks to departing high pressure in the Canadian Maritimes. Friday night will feature cloudy skies and light drizzle and rain showers. Lows will be mild and well above normal generally in the upper 30s statewide.

Please post storm reports in this blog from across the Northeast during the winter storm...
This blog is in progress. Check back soon...

"Here northeast of Harrisburg 2008-2009 winter statistics"
(Snow Stats)
Current Snow Cover- 2inches
Monthly Total- 3.00inches
Seasonal Total- 25.40inches
Winter Weather Advisories- 7
Winter Storm Warnings- 2
Ice Storm Warnings- 1
Blizzard Warnings- 0
Freezing Rain Advisories- 0
Winter Storm Watches- 4

(Temperature Stats)
Lowest High Temperature- 14degrees
Lowest Low Temperature- -3degrees
Wind Chill Advisories- 0
Wind Chill Warnings- 0

(Snow Storms Stats)
First Snow - October 29 - Trace
First Snow on Ground - November 18 - Coating
Lake Effect Snow - November 21/22 - 6.00inches
Synoptic Snow - December 16 - 3.50inches
Clipper - January 17-19 - 1.50inches
Synoptic Snow - January 27/28 - 4.00inches
Lake Effect Snow - 2.00inches
Coastal Storm - 2.00inches

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468. PalmyraPunishment
3:15 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Exactly!

You know when I'll be concerned about major climate shift? When the Equatorial Uganda is recording 10 foot blizzards and subzero temperatures.

And even then -- it had better be going on for months at a time.
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467. Zachary Labe
3:02 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
PalmyraPunishment- It reminds me of one of the opening scenes in a day after tomorrow where they are holding a global warming awareness campaign at a foreign city where the coldest temperatures in years was being recorded.
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466. PalmyraPunishment
2:56 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Quoting Blizzard92:
Driving snow froze the hopes of organizers of "the biggest global warming protest in history" Monday in Washington... Link.


see also: irony
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465. originalLT
2:51 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Thanks for the info, Palmyra.
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464. Zachary Labe
2:48 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
PalmyraPunishment- York also is going downhill fast with fires almost every night and gangs all over the place.

TheRasberryPatch- Vortfix posted this in sully's blog and I thought you might enjoy, hahaha...

Driving snow froze the hopes of organizers of "the biggest global warming protest in history" Monday in Washington... Link.
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463. sullivanweather
2:28 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
We're going to be in full swing seesaw pattern this month. Looks like a nice warmup coming for the weekend but by the middle of the month things are going to be looking very interesting. There's a couple big time bouts of arctic air gathering, poised to come south behind a full-latitude trough marching across the country. There's going to be some wild weather upcoming.
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462. PalmyraPunishment
2:24 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Quoting sullivanweather:
Lake Superior has frozen over



not so superior now, huh? haha
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461. PalmyraPunishment
2:23 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Quoting originalLT:
Palmyra, what do you mean by that?


I had a long written out explanation for this -- but at the risk of coming off as discriminatory (which is NOT the case) -- I will sum it up with a smaller statement.

Carlisle during the day is a beautiful place. However when the sun goes down -- you better make sure you mind your steps especially if you're on North or Pitt Street. Drug deals have lately become violent in nature (including one just 1 block from the police station. morons) gangs have begun assaulting people at-will, and god help you if you're in "Fast Eddies Billiards and Saloon" and bump into the wrong person.

A woman was recently raped and murdered by 2 guys she met at this establishment. It's also averaging 4 assaults per month soldily.

[/social commentary]
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460. Zachary Labe
2:20 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
sullivanweather- Wow that doesn't happen often.
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459. sullivanweather
2:09 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Lake Superior has frozen over

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458. Zachary Labe
2:05 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
originalLT- Yea, we really get whalloped when coastal storms track close to the coast. Some storms have produced 35inches of snow in the past.
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457. Stanb999
2:02 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Quoting Blizzard92:
Stanb999- After tomorrow things should begin to warm up, but nothing extreme. It may end up being a very slow gradual melt up there.



Oh, it sounds just lovely...
A nice long mud season.
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456. originalLT
1:46 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
Palmyra, what do you mean by that?
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455. HeavySnow
1:12 PM GMT on March 04, 2009
2 days of good snowplay, now the big melt begins. Some melting yesterday but the temps never got out of the 20's. That was not enough snow or winter for me. Oh well, on to wearing shorts now!
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454. PalmyraPunishment
11:00 AM GMT on March 04, 2009
Quoting originalLT:
Carlisle is a nice college town.


It's also becoming one of America's fastest rising battlegrounds.
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453. originalLT
2:43 AM GMT on March 04, 2009
Blizz, didn't you guys get clobbered out there by the 1993 "Super Storm? We only got 11" of snow where I am in Stamford Ct. We had rain and sleet mix in, we were too close to the center. My sister in Blacksburg VA. got almost 30", but she said it melted quickly.
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452. Zachary Labe
2:05 AM GMT on March 04, 2009
originalLT- Yep, just a bit north of Harrisburg. Very nice area.
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451. originalLT
1:18 AM GMT on March 04, 2009
Blizz., do you live near Harrisburg? My daughter went to Dickinson college and graduated in May 07, so we've driven out that way many times, beautiful country there.Carlisle is a nice college town.
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450. Zachary Labe
1:08 AM GMT on March 04, 2009
Stanb999- After tomorrow things should begin to warm up, but nothing extreme. It may end up being a very slow gradual melt up there.
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449. Stanb999
11:48 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
Hey, Blizzard

I Have a question for you...

Oh when, Oh when will the snow be gone, Oh where, Oh Where can the grass be.

The snow pack still sits at about 10", Plus several inches of ice. We've been snow covered for the whole winter except like 4 days since December some time.
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448. PalmyraPunishment
9:52 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
maybe they should keep it, and retire the GFS...
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447. Zachary Labe
9:40 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
hurigo- Wow, that is bitter cold this time of year. Probably a record low max for your area.
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446. hurigo
9:36 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
WOOHOO BLIZZ
We had sun today but did not get above 30. Tomorrow it will be almost 40! Very much looking forward to that. Thursday in the 50s. I'm over winter and over snow hope!
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445. Zachary Labe
9:36 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
PalmyraPunishment- It is a old model from back around the ETA days. It still though produces some accurate forecasts. They have been talking about retiring it for a while I guess to cut costs.
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444. PalmyraPunishment
9:26 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
why is it done for good, blizz?
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443. Zachary Labe
9:24 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
pittsburghnurse- Everything is so brown here after the 3rd driest February on record.

PalmyraPunishment- It's done for good which is ashame.
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442. PalmyraPunishment
8:35 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
Blizz, I saw that you said the NGM Model has officially retired today... what do you mean by that? is it done for good? or just the season?
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441. pittsburghnurse
4:27 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
I call winter over when the robins are hopping around, trees have opened their buds with new green growth and the tulilps are coming out of the ground. Any snow that comes around doesn't stick. Around here that means the first week in April. Even then it's cold for a while.
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440. Zachary Labe
4:18 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
originalLT- Thanks for your report.


*Interesting satellite today. You can really see the cutoff between snow and no snow... Link.
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439. originalLT
3:35 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
We here in Stamford CT. wound up with 7-8". We missed out on alot of the daylight snow from the second batch of snow, a dry slot developed over us so we got only flurries and at times nothing. Also overnight, we never really got into any heavy bands of snow, just steady light to moderate snows. It was an interesting storm.
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438. Zachary Labe
2:54 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
Possible new blog today that will take a look at my winter forecast since the meteorological winter is over.
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437. JDinWPA
2:44 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
Our overnight low was .5 degrees. Hopefully this wiil be last time this season the temp will drop that low.
436. PalmyraPunishment
2:38 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
yeah, it was 9 when i left the apartment in carlisle. a little too cold.
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435. Zachary Labe
2:34 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
11degrees was the low here, brrr!
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434. TheRasberryPatch
2:08 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
i am ready to tackle the gardens and the golf course.

i would have liked about 10 mins of freezing rain on top of the dry snow. it would have made for great sledding
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433. PalmyraPunishment
1:43 PM GMT on March 03, 2009
skyporn... HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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432. TheRasberryPatch
2:30 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
Mason i didn't see anything on the site with Blizzard92 on it. thats just not right. lol
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431. Mason803
2:06 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
historical storms have been known to strike in march but unless we have some sort of pattern change, i'm ready to end the misery of this shafted winter and move on to spring.
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430. Zachary Labe
2:01 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
TheRasberryPatch- That worked, thanks!

Mason803- I do not go any further other than my Weather Channel Umbrella, hahaha.


I think some were ready to call winter over a week ago, and look what happened. Come mid to late March be my guest to call winter over, but for now just enjoy some warmer weather late this week.
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429. SilverShipsofAndilar
1:49 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
Can we call it for Carlisle (err . . . Shortchanged)? Is winter officially over for us? Because I want to call it.
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428. Snowlover2010
1:45 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
so could we see any more snow this season?
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427. Mason803
1:32 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
anyone looking to buy weather theme clothing?

check this site out:


Link
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426. TheRasberryPatch
1:06 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
REally? i just tried it and it loaded right up.
i will paste the web address
http://www.mercurynews.com/centralcoast/ci_11602402
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425. Zachary Labe
12:45 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
TheRasberryPatch- Page wouldn't load for me.
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424. TheRasberryPatch
12:20 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
Blizz - if it weren't for those two streamers we got this season we would really be whining.

to change the subject for just one sec. take a look at this link about a plane that had to ditch over 50 years ago where people compare it to the one similar to the hudson ditch. turn up the volume to hear the youtube
Link
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423. Zachary Labe
12:17 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
Mason803- Thanks!!!
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422. Mason803
12:15 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
blizzard92, i remember you receiving around 5" with a 322 band while i ended up getting .5" from a random snow shower that same day. that event and couple inch here inch there events explains the 10" difference. So many places across the country got decent snowfalls this year. north south east west. Our area is pretty much bank for getting a least one nice storm per season. i've been let down more from this year's winter than any other winter i can think of. i could go on and on but i think you can pick up on my disapointment thus far. by the way, good job with your amounts.
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421. Zachary Labe
12:03 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
Mason803- 25.4inches up here, which I guess I should not complain about as totals south of the turnpike are dramatically lower. The central Pennsylvania and southwestern Pennsylvania are really the only areas without a significant snowstorm. Philadelphia recorded 9inches with this event and remember they picked up nearly 9inches earlier in the month. What a bizzarre winter full of lots of localized mesoscale events and lacking overall synoptic storms. A good half of my snow total this year is from lake effect, hahaha.
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420. Zachary Labe
12:00 AM GMT on March 03, 2009
The low position for the track was fine, but moisture was overall limited. Those northwest winds which I talked a lot about really hampered moisture in the storm with the first round. Even looking at radar it did not look like a nor'easter was headed up the coast. Models have overestimated QPF for every single storm this winter for some reason.
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419. Mason803
11:56 PM GMT on March 02, 2009
Quoting Blizzard92:
Well I guess the makes Harrisburg the only city yet to have a 6inch+ snowstorm this winter, hahahaha.


second that for me!!

final storm total 1.4"

seasonal snowfall for gettysburg 6W 15.8"

some areas around here have much less than that for the season
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418. TheRasberryPatch
11:55 PM GMT on March 02, 2009
so Blizz, I am guessing the storm from last night went farther than the 70/40 benchmark? what happened? it seems like the 95 corridor didn't get anywhere need what was predicted
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