A look a couple a weeks ahead

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    A look a couple a weeks ahead

    I'm looking ahead to the middle and end of January. For now, it appears that the snow will come to Kentucky. Let me say that we are two weeks away and things could and more than likely will change. Also, it is impossible to say how much snow if any will accumulate. First for the period from 7 am EST Monday 1/20/2020 to 7 pm EST Tuesday 1/21/2020. It looks to start off as rain then ends as snow. With this one and the next system, I will discuss the track of the systems will be everything.

    The model I'm using for this outlook is the Climate Forecast System Model. The Climate Forecast System (CFS) is a model representing the global interaction between Earth's oceans, land, and atmosphere. It extends out to a month in the future.

    Monday, January 1/20/20 to Tuesday, January 1/21/2020

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    Light snow will be possible with this system

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    Very cold air is forecast to move in after the first system. Timing and the track of the second system coming through 7 am EST Thursday 1/23/2020 to 7 pm EST Friday 1/24/2020 will be everything.

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    The second system looks to form over the Gulf of Mexico and then move in a northeasterly direction. If it follows the present path Western Kentucky is out of the picture for snow. If it shifts more to the west all of Kentucky could receive accumulating snow. Also if it follows the present path portions of the east coast could be looking at a No'reaster.

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    The snow accumulation map shows very heavy snow for most of the mid-Atlantic and east coast. Again everyone can see that a more westerly track and Kentucky could be in the bullseye.

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    Again let me reiterate that we are way too far away to predict any accumulations. We will just have to wait and see as we get closer.
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    Thanks for the heads up NWO!

    Any consistency with how this stuff is tracking or is it too early to tell?

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    I'd like one decent snow...then spring!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    I'd like one decent snow...then spring!
    I'd even take a couple. I hate warm, rainy winters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    I'd like one decent snow...then spring!
    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    I'd even take a couple. I hate warm, rainy winters.
    May your bottled water be secretly filled in Tijuana.

    I hate snow. Keep the warmer temps coming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    May your bottled water be secretly filled in Tijuana.

    I hate snow. Keep the warmer temps coming.
    There is nothing like the peace and quiet right after a big snow. If I wanted it warm in the winter, I'd move to Florida.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    May your bottled water be secretly filled in Tijuana.
    Carnacesque! If I had a feathered turban, I'd tip it to you OD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    There is nothing like the peace and quiet right after a big snow. If I wanted it warm in the winter, I'd move to Florida.
    And if you wanted more of that nasty four letter word, you'd move further North.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    May your bottled water be secretly filled in Tijuana.

    I hate snow. Keep the warmer temps coming.
    Lol, I like that about the bottled water. Iíll have to store that one for later use on friends, 😂

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    And if you wanted more of that nasty four letter word, you'd move further North.
    Touche. To be clear, I'd like to see a couple decent sized snows each winter. I don't want to see blizzards, or snow cover all winter. I'm about as far north as I want to go.

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    Is this moisture tracking more for Saturday than Monday now?

    Going to get ripped off on the snow again!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChickenWyngz View Post
    Is this moisture tracking more for Saturday than Monday now?

    Going to get ripped off on the snow again!
    The week of 1/23-25, 2020 The CFS is still showing snow on the ground for most of Kentucky. I probably won't be able to post a more detailed outlook until sometime tomorrow. I'm getting ready to leave for a medical procedure.

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    The GFS is now showing wintry precipitation 23rd to the 25th. Still too early to predict any possible accumulations.

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    Any updates?! Give me my snow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChickenWyngz View Post
    Any updates?! Give me my snow!
    No snow in the extended forecast in far WKY according to our meteorologists.

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