Tue - Thu will be stormy, cold and windy over-all. And if you live in the mountains just to our north and on through NY and New England, what a storm this will be: Lots of snow and wind. For us? Here are some things to think about ...
Points 2 and 3 are the key and right now any snow fall projections by ANYONE is a guess at best. But you can bank on this: Higher elevations will do much better than the valleys.
More details tomorrow as the picture becomes clear.
This is not really a "complex" storm. It is a classic Nor'Easter with strong winds, heavy rain, coastal flooding, and heavy snow. The only thing that is tough is the temperatures. The challenge is this: A difference of 2-3 degrees at different levels of the atmosphere is all that stands between getting a heavy rainstorm or a heavy snowstorm for us. And 36 hours before, it is impossible to definitively know what the temps will be exactly.
Pastor Terry. He received his bachelors degree in Meteorology from the State University of New York at Oneonta, in 1994. The education continued as a hobby by reading the blogs of some of the best forecasters in the business. Although forceasting the weather is an imperfect science, it is a pleasure to follow what the Creator has made.