The GFS is going all out on the hype train at the end of the weather period, showing snow at some "little latitudes" like the Deep South. Several storms come through during Days 10-15; here's what it looks like on November 3rd:
Even eastern Virginia gets light snow (with moderate white stuff in the Appalachians) on November 7th, when high temperatures are in the 30s west of the major East Coast cities. At that time, this is the GFS estimate on snow cover between Day 7 and Day 15:
Speaking of snow, the AccuWeather.com 2007-2008 Winter Forecast is now available on our Pro site; it will be available to all blog readers tomorrow morning. It does include an above/below normal snowfall map.
I'll be at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center this Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, talking about clouds and storm chasing in Pennsylvania.
The Great Lakes ice coverage is more than twice the highest ever for the week, and it's causing problems. Also, the March climate report lists more cold records.
The Appalachian mountains won the temperature war yesterday, with readings as high as 90 degrees. Record high temperatures were broken across the region.
Dangerous Cyclone Ita is already stronger than devastating Cyclone Yasi's peak and the storm looks similar to Yasi on satellite.
Severe weather has taken center stage in the news and Social Media this week, owing to severe thunderstorms in western Europe, Argentina and the Philippines.
Dropcam has now added time-lapse capability to their cloud recording... your weather camera at home can now do full-day time-lapses.