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For over two weeks now, we have suggested in our Sunday Storm article how a significant pattern change will take place during the mid- to late- January time period. Often with a pattern change of this magnitude, a significant storm will be involved, that is certainly the case for this weekend. The forecast confidence in this storm has gone up, meaning that we have a better idea of how this storm will evolve, but as with every forecast, the outcome is never 100% clear. Nevertheless, let’s take a dive into our current analysis of this exciting, and significant, winter storm. Low pressure will begin to form tonight on the leeward side of the Colorado Rockies. Known as ‘Lee Cyclogensis,’ the leeward side of the Rockies is a common region where we see the formation of low pressure. It’s this low that will be responsible for this weekend’s weather from the Plains…

An active weather pattern is in store for the nation as we approach the upcoming weekend as multiple storm systems are set to impact millions of people. While a minor storm will bring some snow from the Plains to the Northeast late-week, a more significant storm moving into the West Coast will become a major winter storm event for the Northeast this weekend. Welcome to the Thursday edition of your Morning Briefing, where we’ll give you a quick rundown on everything you need to know weather-wise, every weekday morning. Let’s jump right in. Snow and Ice to Impact Areas from the Plains through Northeast: A new storm system developing over the central Plains as we speak will be responsible for a round of snow and even ice for some from the Plains through the Midwest and into parts of the Mid-Atlantic and New England. On Thursday, a light to moderate snow will be focused in the Midwest, mainly north…

A new storm system developing over the central Plains as we speak will be responsible for a round of snow and even ice for some from the Plains through the Midwest and into parts of the Mid-Atlantic and New England. While this storm will be impactful for numerous locations, there will be a second, more substantial storm that will follow for the weekend, which we will detail in upcoming articles. The first signs of this first storm will become present this afternoon and evening across parts of South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Minnesota as light snow showers develop and continue into the overnight hours. Near the warm sector of this storm, there will be an area to watch for freezing rain and/or a wintry mix from central Kansas through central Illinois, so be cautious of slick roads. Then during the wee hours of Thursday morning, the precipitation shield…