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Finally, a winter storm without any ice

Posted Friday, February 20, 2009, at 3:43 PM

It looks like we might finally see a "perfect" winter storm. This is the kind of system that drops some fluffy wet snow and then makes a quick exit without causing any trouble. Most importantly: there's no freezing rain or sleet in sight.

An Alberta Clipper system -- we'll call this "Winter Storm Grampa" -- will bring snow showers tomorrow morning. Temperatures at the surface will hover just above freezing, so only some of the snow will stick to grassy surfaces, while the roads should remain clear.

Like its namesake Grampa Simpson, this system is rather feeble. Limited moisture is available, so we'll probably only see an inch or two of accumulation.

Here's the Dartboard:


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As usual squat wins again!

-- Posted by pickles on Sat, Feb 21, 2009, at 7:43 PM


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