With the primary snow of the 12 months behind us, it’s a good alternative to mirror and to look ahead to what’s to return within the subsequent week to 10 days.
Sunday’s snowfall was the primary measurable for Boston this season. I checked out earlier years to see when the primary measurable has occurred and the way a lot normally falls. You possibly can see within the chart under, typically the primary snowfall has been an enormous storm. At different instances, it has been a lot much less.
That is the newest we have needed to watch for measurable snow since 2015. Again in 2000, it took till mid-January earlier than the flakes have been measurable. It has additionally been a comparatively lengthy hole between the final snow again within the spring and now.
The earliest snowfall at Logan Airport, by the way in which, was October 18, 2009, however October 10, 1979 was the earliest for many areas.
Generally, this week it’ll be dry and chilly via Thursday. There shall be some moderation and temperatures with readings approaching 40 levels by midweek. A lot of the snow could have dissipated by then. Winds will nonetheless be an element for the following few days, making it really feel fairly chilly. Keep in mind that the angle of the solar could be very low at the moment of 12 months, making heating harder.
The subsequent system of significance will arrive someday on Friday. Since it is a 5-day forecast, quite a bit can change, however here is what we all know now.
Firstly, if we have been to get a storm system, it’s more likely to have quite a lot of moisture. Second, the division between heavy snow and heavy rain shall be tough to find out till we get nearer to the occasion. Lastly, the areas almost certainly to see heavy snow shall be away from the coast. However it isn’t unimaginable, relying on the monitor of the storm, that areas nearer to the coast may see snow.
Past this weekend, there may be in all probability one and even two extra possibilities of snow earlier than Christmas. A majority of these patterns might be very moist, producing giant quantities of rain and/or snow.
Ski nation has not had a lot pure snow. A big quantity in these areas is certainly a chance. Keep watch over the climate within the subsequent 10 days!
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