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Feb 1: Winter Storm Update

Feb 1: Winter Storm Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔22:35, 1.Feb 2021

Discussion: This is quite a winter storm. I’m upgrading NNJ to DUDE WHERE’S MY CAR? status. There’s no doubt in my mind that areas up that way exceed 24” of total storm snow accumulation in many spots. Some of you

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Jan 30: Major Winter Storm Approaching

Jan 30: Major Winter Storm Approaching

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:29, 30.Jan 2021

Discussion: I’m going to break this winter storm into three phases of expectations. Phase I: Precipitation is currently approaching from the W. It’s just now getting into the Kentucky/Indiana/Ohio area and starting to build the initial snow thump expected for

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Jan 29: Snow Storm a GO!

Jan 29: Snow Storm a GO!

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:43, 29.Jan 2021

Discussion: I’m sorry but no map yet. There is still significant uncertainty as to where the exact jackpot axis of snowfall is going to set up through NJ and ultimately where the NW cutoff and SE snow/rain line will be.

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Jan 28: Winter Storm Chances Increasing

Jan 28: Winter Storm Chances Increasing

Jonathan Carr 🕔23:06, 28.Jan 2021

Discussion: The coastal storm that missed us to the S (bringing a swath of snow through parts of NC/VA) has departed well into the Atlantic Ocean. The backside of this cyclonic flow has pulled down more cold from the available

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Jan 26: Active Pattern Continues

Jan 26: Active Pattern Continues

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:16, 26.Jan 2021

Discussion: The weak wave has just about passed. Just another small batch of light precip is expected to move through NNJ later tonight and taper off by early Wednesday AM hours. The primary low involved in the generally weak transfer

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Jan 25: Light Wintry Event Approaching

Jan 25: Light Wintry Event Approaching

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:21, 25.Jan 2021

Discussion: Precipitation just ahead of a warm front (currently over KY/WV/VA) is moving in from our SW. It should first move into SWNJ anytime after sundown tonight as snow and then try to spread into SENJ and maybe even CNJ

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Jan 24: Snow Update

Jan 24: Snow Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔14:59, 24.Jan 2021

Discussion: This map and discussion might seem unnecessary for a minor snow event. But there will be multiple forms of wintry precipitation capable of impacting travel and safety this Monday night through most of Tuesday. With that said, let’s focus

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Jan 23: Tracking Two Wintry Systems

Jan 23: Tracking Two Wintry Systems

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:11, 23.Jan 2021

Discussion: We currently have high pressure (anti-cyclonic flow) to our W and low pressure (cyclonic flow) to our E. This is producing a tight N to S pressure gradient (strong N/NW flow) and tapping Arctic air mass over Canada. For

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Jan 22: Winter Storm Detected

Jan 22: Winter Storm Detected

Jonathan Carr 🕔15:27, 22.Jan 2021

Discussion: A shot of Arctic air will move in from the NW starting tonight and will linger until Sunday. This should keep most, if not all, of NJ below freezing during this period. NNJ elevations and maybe Pine Barrens down

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Colder Conditions (Jan 18-22)

Colder Conditions (Jan 18-22)

Jonathan Carr 🕔14:53, 17.Jan 2021

Discussion: Tonight should start a prolonged colder pattern for NJ. Nothing record breaking, just colder. It should already feel colder today than the warm sector air mass we saw earlier this weekend. This week should behave like a V graph

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