Light Snow ~
River stage: 8.7 ft. Rising
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
We're going to get 5.2 inches of snow. Maybe. Possibly. Perhaps.Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at 4:28 PM
By James Baughn, Armchair Weather Guesser
Mr. Plow: "Are you tired of having your hands cut off by snowblowers? And the inevitable heart attacks that come with shoveling snow?"
The forecast for the much-anticipated Winter Storm "Bumblebee Man" is still on track. At this point, the best guess is 4-6 inches for Cape Girardeau. The heaviest snow is still expected to just miss Cape to the south, following the Poplar Bluff-Dexter-Sikeston axis with 6-8 inches possible.
Here's a map from the Paducah NWS office giving more precise prognostications. This is a computer-generated
After cranking up the Dartboard Forecast System, here is the latest thinking (and by "thinking", I mean "guessing"):
I've also adapted the Dartboard to give the probabilities that stores will be ransacked for bread and/or milk by the end of the day tomorrow. After considerable number-crunching, here is the result:
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