Major pattern change starting next week will allow milder air to spread east.
Snowy scenes capture attention in many states this morning. The extreme cold is about to leave and the early spring melt will change landscapes remarkably during the next month. I took this picture about 3 miles northeast of Stormstown, Pennsylvania.
Milder weather through next week but a storm is lurking in the long-range, which means snow might fall again!
This is my latest interpretation of the ECMWF long range forecast model output for North America.
Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify! Heavy snow and ice adorn a rose bush in Stamford, Connecticut, March 5, 2015.
As the snow exits the East Coast tonight, extreme cold follows one more time. It will begin to ease this weekend, with a mild spell likely during the middle of next week.
This map shows the pressure pattern as it was early this morning. The low pressure center in western North Carolina will move out to sea tonight and the snow now falling farther to its north will collapse southward.
Heavy snow will hit the mid-Atlantic today with over 6 inches in places. Weather mellows out following the storm.
Major pattern change starting next week will allow milder air to spread east....
Sunset into the Pacific at Shore Acres State Park near Charleston, Oregon, by "BigSandyKnoll" 3/2/15. Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify!
After the storminess of the next 36 hours, and the extreme cold that immediately follows, the cold will ease this weekend, with a promise of milder weather next week.
A cold front pushing into the South will cause snow and ice along with some severe cold. Current warmth ahead of the front will hold on in parts of Florida, though.
Update and observations of ongoing storm and a look at the snow and ice coming on Wednesday and Thursday.
Actual observations show that Arctic Sea ice has thinned considerably since the mid-1970's.
Record-setting heat and wildfires plague Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday.
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