River stage: 8.53 ft. Rising
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013
Will we ever see a decent snow?Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at 4:34 PM
The Alberta clipper system that brought snow showers this morning was just enough to get everybody's hopes up for a quality snowfall, but it fizzled without delivering much.
So much for "Winter Storm Edna."
Next on the docket is "Flanders." Long-range forecasts for next week suggest that the ingredients might finally come together for a quality snowstorm.
"SIGNIFICANT WINTRY PRECIPITATION LOOKING MORE LIKELY AT SOME POINT THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK," says the latest forecast discussion from the National Weather Service.
After a brief warmup this week, a cold front will deliver yet another Arctic airmass over the weekend, with temperatures generally remaining below freezing next week. This will set the stage for the white stuff. Maybe.
Here's an early look at the dartboard forecast:
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