Friday UpdateNovember 8th, 2013 at 4:24 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Check out the snow on the webcams from Gaylord (where they had 4″ of snow on the ground this AM) and at Krupp’s Resort in the U.P. The image is the overnight run of the GFS model for next Tues. AM. That’s cold air…the thickness is down to 517 in G.R. and that’s cold air for the first half of November. You can see the green over Lake Michigan…a due north wind will keep the lake-effect snow out over the lake (maybe clipping Big and Little Sable Points and part of Berrien Co., but the snow Tues. should be down in NW Indiana and maybe into Milwaukee and Chicago. We could see an inch of snow accumulate with the cold front on Monday. Overnight model runs: The NAM (caribou) gives G.R. highs of 45/54/49 for Fri./Sat./Sun. The GFS has 44/52/44/43/36/39 for the next 6 days. The European barely gets us to about 33-35 for high temperatures on Tues. and Weds. We could catch a rain shower late Fri. night or around daybreak Saturday. If you get one it’ll be brief and probably less than 1/10th inch. Most of the weekend will be dry. It’ll get windy. At parade time in Kalamazoo Sat., the GFS has a 20 mph wind and the NAM is 22 mph. The high was 35 at Houghton, 32 at Land O’ Lakes WI, 36 at Minneapolis and 37 at Sioux Falls SD. None of the major reporting stations in Texas made it to 70. Laredo had a cool afternoon high of 59. It was 88 in Miami, 87 in Palm Beach, 85 in Phoenix and 84 in Los Angeles.