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JOESTRADAMUS: GREENLAND BLOCK EMERGES (FEBRUARY 24, 2017)

Discussion started by Joe Cioffi 10 months ago

Blocking Pattern Emerges As March Nears


This has been a very odd year in that we have seen 2 10 inch plus snowfalls in our area this winter and both storms along with several smaller systems came in unfavorable upper air pattern set ups. I am saying this to illustrate that probably for the first time this entire winter we are going into what is usually a more favorable pattern yet the opposite is true here. Even the most favorable pattern setup may not yield the results you want or expect. With that said all the weather models in one form or another have been signalling such a pattern flip yet this is no guarantee. The winter has been basically one of 2 weeks on three weeks off and we are on course for another one of those two week on patterns. If something is going to happen from standpoint of cold and snow, this is probably the last chance before the natural warming that occurs in the early spring overtakes any cold air that remains.


 BLOCKING PATTERN EMERGES GFS MODEL UPPER AIR VIEW TONIGHTblocking pattern


Here is a look at the upper air pattern at the moment and it could not possibly be worse for winter weather lovers though it is wonderful for those who like record highs. We have a trough in the west, ridge in the east and low pressure over Greenland...read more at http://www.meteorologistjoecioffi.com/index.php/2017/02/24/blocking-pattern-emerges-march-nears/

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