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    Henry Margusity

    The Cold Will Eventually Slosh Down

    11/30/2012, 6:20:12 AM

    Commentary

    The next week of so will be mild across much of the eastern part of the country, even despite a shot of cold air that comes down around the middle of next week. However, the point I want to make is that we will eventually see the dam break in regards to how it turns colder by mid-December that will lead to some exciting wintry weather.

    If you look up into Canada and Alaska, it's getting very cold. I notice several stations in eastern Alaska reporting 44 degrees below zero this morning. That cold air will slosh south covering the West and some of the East as shown on the maps below. If you look closely, temperatures are mild Monday, but notice how the cold air sloshes into the West and East by Thursday, Dec. 13, but the Southeast remains mild. The excitement occurs as the boundary stays across the Southeast and storms run along that boundary throwing moisture back into the cold air. The result will be areas of snow and ice from the Plains to the Northeast around mid-month and thereafter.

    Monday morning temps

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    Thursday a.m., Dec. 13, temps

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    Henry Margusity