It looks like we have a very changeable weather pattern for the month of October. A series of cold shots will bring some snow into the prairies and parts of eastern Canada this week and perhaps in another two weeks or so with warmer and drier shots of air in between.
There will also be a small accumulation of snow through early tomorrow across the higher elevations of western Alberta and down into northwestern Montana.
Here is what the latest update of the ECMWF model shows.......
This is probably the most amount of blue that I have drawn on a particular map in at least a year!
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There are growing indications that the stratosphere over the north pole may experience a major warming event in about 10 days.
Major thaw for the East later next week, but winter may make a comeback toward the end of the month and into early February.
The weather pattern will undergo a significant change across Canada and the U.S. by next week.
The storm that will bring a rare, heavy snowfall to the Carolinas and Virginia tonight into early Saturday will intensify as it moves out over the Atlantic waters on Saturday. This will set the stage for a quick-hitting snowstorm centered over Nova Scotia later Saturday into early Sunday.
Major winter storm to impact eastern Quebec and northern New Brunswick late Thursday through midday Friday.