After today's runs of weather models I think we can safely conclude that a major storm threat for the Middle Atlantic & Northeastern US is growing. All the weather models show an intensifying storm moving up the east coast however as usual 4 days out we have some differences and those differences will be crucial in determining who gets what especially in terms of snow. And as usual 2 models have locked into their own ideas on how this plays and neither one has yet to cave to the other.
The European model is actually quite simple. It would be a 1 to 2 foot snow storm from Northern Virginia to New England. It has an offshore track (depending on which model source you use that takes an intensifying low from the Carolinas to the Gulf of Maine. The track would be right through the "box" to near the benchmark 40N-70W and there would be no mixing issues or rain of consequence. It would be snow for everyone....READ MORE AT http://www.meteorologistjoecioffi.com/index.php/2017/03/10/major-storm-threat-growing-tuesday/