The bull’s eye extends from the northern plains to the midwest. This is because the current pressure difference between the high pressure area in the southwest and the upcoming low pressure area in the northwest produces strong winds throughout the area.
On Wednesday, parts of eastern Montana and Dakota reported that temperatures were close to hurricanes and spring-like warmth because temperatures were 20-25 degrees above average.
CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said: “The weather is usually unusually mild during the coldest time of the year.” Ward said: “Most of the area was in the 1940s or 1950s on Wednesday. High places, a few areas even reached lows in the 1
As the storm surged toward the Midwest on Thursday, the cold air at the rear of the system was catered by sufficient moisture to release continuous snowfall, gusts and blizzards in parts of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and East Dakota. Status.
However, the system is not in a hurry to migrate throughout the region, because the impact may last until Friday, millions of people throughout the Great Lakes region. Long-term snowfall, coupled with a large amount of snowfall on the southern shore of Lake Superior, will result in 3-6″ snow cover in the Upper West Midwest, and the highest snow cover in Minnesota and northern areas may be 6-10″ Between Wisconsin.
As the system moves eastward from Thursday night to Friday, snow, rain, and cold weather will affect parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Rain and snow will reach the northeast on Friday night
When the system reaches the east coast from Friday night to Saturday morning, the cold front will form a secondary low pressure.
Although the storm may bring a wet weekend to the northeast, due to the relatively mild temperature in January, it will rain rather than snow in most parts of the region.
In places like New York City and Boston, Saturday will be in the mid-1940s to the first half, and the rain will reach half an inch to an inch, and if the weather gets cold, they will see a few inches of snow.
Snowfall on Friday night and Saturday will be limited to northern New York and northern New England. In most cases, you may only see about 2 to 5 inches even in high-altitude scenic spots with higher locations, and even in those locations, you can see more than half a foot of snow.