November 28th, 2012 – Waterbury Winter Weather Event Updates

 

 

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

 

 

Event totals: 0.2” Snow/Trace L.E.

 

0.2” from this latest shortwave today as of 8:00 P.M., although we’re getting some additional accumulation now with an uptick in snowfall:

 

 

Some details from the 8:00 P.M. Waterbury observations are below:

 

New Snow: 0.2 inches

New Liquid: Trace

Temperature: 31.8 F

Sky: Flurries

Snow at the stake: Trace

 

 

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

 

 

Event totals: 0.5” Snow/0.02” L.E.

 

J.Spin, on 28 Nov 2012 - 10:41 PM, said:

we’re getting some additional accumulation now with an uptick in snowfall...

 

Another 0.3” of snow fell overnight to finish off that shortwave; next event up is the arctic cold front for tonight, with the point forecast here calling for 1-3”.  Below is a portion text from the BTV short term forecast discussion:

 

AS OF 509 AM EST THURSDAY...THE ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT. BUFKIT FORECAST SOUNDINGS SHOWING SOME STEEP LOW LEVEL LAPSE RATES TO DEVELOP TONIGHT...SO EXPECTING SNOW SHOWERS AND SNOW SQUALLS WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES LIKELY ...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER THE ADIRONDACKS AND GREEN MOUNTAINS. SOME OF THE HEAVIER SNOW SQUALLS COULD BRIEFLY PRODUCE NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

 

Some details from the 6:00 A.M. Waterbury observations are below:

 

New Snow: 0.3 inches

New Liquid: 0.02 inches

Snow/Water Ratio: 15.0

Snow Density: 6.7% H2O

Temperature: 25.5 F

Sky: Mostly Cloudy

Snow at the stake: 0.5 inches

 

 

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