The surface weather chart above this morning shows the first cold front moving into South Georgia and another near the Ohio River coming our way tomorrow to re-enforce the cold air mass replacing the April-like weather we had with a few days in the mid to upper 60s in Atlanta.
A hard freeze comes tonight and again Thursday night.
Certainly a Wardrobe Change Alert with NW winds gusting 15-30 mph producing a nasty Wind Chill Factor:
An uncomfortable temperature change the next 3-7 days more in line with the calendar.
REGIONAL FORECAST MAX TEMPERATURES NEXT 3 DAYS:
FORECAST MINIMUM TEMPERATURES NEXT 5 DAYS:
Next it still looks like we get yet another El Nino sub-tropical jet stream (STJ) low pressure system more or less a “Miller A” type with a wedge pattern on the weekend.
ECMWF MODEL ENSEMBLE FORECAST SURFACE PRESSURE SATURDAY EVENING:
NOAA SURFACE WEATHER MAP FORECAST SUNDAY MORNING:
ECMWF ENSEMBLE MODEL FORECAST SURFACE PRESSURE SUNDAY EVENING:
WPC FORECAST ODDS OF AT LEAST AN INCH OF SNOW SATURDAY-SUNDAY MORNING:
ESTIMATED RAINFALL TOTALS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT:
As always “the wedge” (CAD event) is always one of the most tricky weather patterns to forecast and temperatures and precipitation amounts and types are subject to significant change. So check back for updates and follow me on Twitter @MellishMeterWSB for more and download the WSB RADIO APP.