Jefferson Rhoads – International Power America – 2010 to 2011
Daily Forecast Summary                                                     Maps and Discussion                            ...
Daily Forecast Summary  Date                           Thursday, January 06, 2011  Location                          Bosto...
Daily Forecast Summary                                                     Maps and Discussion                            ...
Daily Forecast Summary  Date                           Thursday, January 06, 2011  Location                        Philade...
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Current Weather Conditions      Date                Friday, January 07, 2011                           1:36 PM            ...
Current Weather ConditionsSouthern portions of Connecticut and New York are seeing locally heavy snow this afternoon while...
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  1. 1. Jefferson Rhoads – International Power America – 2010 to 2011
  2. 2. Daily Forecast Summary Maps and Discussion Maps Valid: Thursday, January 06, 2011 Discussion New England will be partly clear today and temperatures will be near seasonal levels. High temperatures for the next several days will generally be in the low to mid 30s and overnight lows will be in the 20s near the coast and drop into the teens for inland areas. Cloud cover and the chance for snow showers will increase on Friday and linger for much of the weekend across the region. As a storm departs the region by the end of the weekend temperatures will be slightly below average and increasing winds will result in cold wind chills across much of the region into next week.1/6/2011
  3. 3. Daily Forecast Summary Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Boston, MA Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 32 24 36 25 33 26 33 23 35 22 35 25 35 24 Forecast Dewpoint 16 24 20 13 15 21 20 Forecast Min Windchill 20 19 18 10 12 15 10 vs. Prior Temp Forecast -2 0 1 -1 -2 -1 -2 -3 0 -2 0 1 Climatology Temps 37 23 37 23 37 23 37 23 37 23 37 23 37 23 Forecast vs. Climo -5 1 -1 2 -4 3 -4 0 -2 -1 -2 2 -2 1 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Hartford, CT Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 32 17 33 19 31 20 32 18 32 18 34 17 32 18 Forecast Dewpoint 18 19 15 11 14 18 16 Forecast Min Windchill 19 13 13 7 8 10 3 vs. Prior Temp Forecast -1 -3 0 -3 -1 -4 -1 -1 -2 0 1 -1 Climatology Temps 37 20 36 20 36 20 36 19 36 19 36 19 36 19 Forecast vs. Climo -5 -3 -3 -1 -5 0 -4 -1 -4 -1 -2 -2 -4 -1 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location New York, NY Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 37 29 35 31 33 27 35 26 36 26 37 27 36 29 Forecast Dewpoint 16 23 15 14 17 21 20 Forecast Min Windchill 31 25 17 13 16 16 17 vs. Prior Temp Forecast 1 -1 -1 0 -2 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Climatology Temps 40 28 40 28 40 28 40 28 40 27 40 27 40 27 Forecast vs. Climo -3 1 -5 3 -7 -1 -5 -2 -4 -1 -3 0 -4 21/6/2011
  4. 4. Daily Forecast Summary Maps and Discussion Maps Valid: Thursday, January 06, 2011 Discussion Mostly cloudy conditions will impact much of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest today and temperatures will drop to slightly below average levels for most of the region. Highs along the Mid-Atlantic coast will be near 40 degrees today with highs in the low 30s inland, and highs in the upper 20s in the Chicago area. The region will continue to cool on Friday and into the weekend with temperatures dropping to several degrees below average. Inland areas from Pittsburgh to Chicago will see very cold wind chills this weekend, with subzero wind chills possible at times overnight. Colder than average temperatures continue into next week for most areas.1/6/2011
  5. 5. Daily Forecast Summary Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Philadelphia, PA Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 38 26 36 26 33 23 36 22 37 24 37 26 36 27 Forecast Dewpoint 16 21 12 13 18 19 17 Forecast Min Windchill 27 18 13 10 12 15 13 vs. Prior Temp Forecast 1 1 1 -1 -1 0 0 -1 1 1 1 1 Climatology Temps 41 26 41 26 41 26 41 26 41 26 40 26 40 26 Forecast vs. Climo -3 0 -5 0 -8 -3 -5 -4 -4 -2 -3 0 -4 1 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Pittsburgh, PA Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 32 20 26 19 24 15 29 18 32 19 30 21 29 20 Forecast Dewpoint 20 13 12 13 15 15 16 Forecast Min Windchill 11 9 3 6 10 10 9 vs. Prior Temp Forecast -1 -1 0 0 -1 -2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 Climatology Temps 37 23 37 22 37 22 37 22 37 22 37 22 37 22 Forecast vs. Climo -5 -3 -11 -3 -13 -7 -8 -4 -5 -3 -7 -1 -8 -2 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Washington, DC Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 41 28 38 28 36 25 38 24 38 25 37 26 38 27 Forecast Dewpoint 22 21 11 13 19 19 17 Forecast Min Windchill 29 21 15 12 17 16 16 vs. Prior Temp Forecast -2 2 1 -1 0 3 1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 Climatology Temps 44 29 44 29 44 29 44 29 44 29 44 29 44 29 Forecast vs. Climo -3 -1 -6 -1 -8 -4 -6 -5 -6 -4 -7 -3 -6 -2 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Chicago, IL Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 27 20 22 12 24 12 27 16 28 19 27 18 25 16 Forecast Dewpoint 15 6 8 12 15 14 12 Forecast Min Windchill 1 -4 -3 2 5 4 -1 vs. Prior Temp Forecast 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 3 Climatology Temps 33 20 33 20 33 20 33 20 33 20 33 20 33 20 Forecast vs. Climo -6 0 -11 -8 -9 -8 -6 -4 -5 -1 -6 -2 -8 -41/6/2011
  6. 6. Daily Forecast Summary Maps and Discussion Maps Valid: Thursday, January 06, 2011 Discussion Conditions will be mostly sunny across Texas today and temperatures in the metro areas will be slightly warmer than average. High temperatures will range from the mid 60s in Dallas to near 70 degrees in Houston and San Antonio. Temperatures will remain above average to finish the week before rain and clouds begin to move into the metro areas for the weekend. Temperatures will begin to trend downwards in Dallas on Sunday and colder than average temperatures will be seen in all of the metro areas by Monday. Cold temperatures and below freezing wind chills are expected across East Texas through midweek.1/6/2011
  7. 7. Daily Forecast Summary Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Dallas, TX Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 63 37 66 38 56 38 47 37 42 31 38 26 35 23 Forecast Dewpoint 31 33 38 39 30 24 24 Forecast Min Windchill 27 19 19 vs. Prior Temp Forecast 3 2 3 0 1 -2 -2 0 -3 -1 2 1 Climatology Temps 56 37 56 37 56 37 56 37 56 37 56 37 56 37 Forecast vs. Climo 7 0 10 1 0 1 -9 0 -14 -6 -18 -11 -21 -14 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location Houston, TX Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 68 48 71 46 66 52 60 47 55 39 50 35 47 33 Forecast Dewpoint 36 40 50 48 41 34 35 Forecast Min Windchill 26 vs. Prior Temp Forecast 2 2 1 -2 0 2 -1 -1 -1 1 0 0 Climatology Temps 63 45 63 45 63 45 63 45 63 45 63 45 63 45 Forecast vs. Climo 5 3 8 1 3 7 -3 2 -8 -6 -13 -10 -16 -12 Date Thursday, January 06, 2011 Location San Antonio, TX Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low Forecast Temperatures 69 39 74 40 63 46 66 46 60 36 47 32 42 28 Forecast Dewpoint 25 33 50 44 37 33 30 Forecast Min Windchill 23 vs. Prior Temp Forecast -1 -1 2 1 -2 1 1 2 4 -3 -1 1 Climatology Temps 63 41 63 41 63 41 63 41 63 41 63 41 63 41 Forecast vs. Climo 6 -2 11 -1 0 5 3 5 -3 -5 -16 -9 -21 -131/6/2011
  8. 8. Daily Forecast Summary Maps Valid: Thursday, January 06, 2011 Abilene, TX 1am 4am 7am 10am1pm 4pm 7pm GFS - - 3 2 6 8 6 mph ETA - - 5 5 6 5 2 mph Discussion Winds across West Texas this morning are light with speeds in the single digits. Winds speeds will remain very light today with speeds in the single digits throughout the day. Winds across West Texas will remain light on Friday before seeing some slight increases to the low teens over the weekend. Southern Ontario will see winds light winds today with speeds in the low teens. Wind speeds will fluctuate over the next several days with breezy conditions and speeds in the teens on Friday and light winds on Saturday before speeds increase to near 20 mph by Sunday.1/6/2011
  9. 9. Current Weather Conditions Date Friday, January 07, 2011 1:36 PM This is a mid-day update (EST). Actual Location Boston, MA Hartford, CT New York, NY high temperatures typically occur in Current Current Current the mid-afternoon (3-4pm local). Forecast Forecast Forecast Conditions Conditions Conditions Temperature 33 33 30 31 37 35 Dewpoint 25 24 22 18 20 30 Heat Index Climatology High This line indicates how much 37 36 40 Temperature the forecast high is leading Temps vs. Climo -4 -4 -6 -5 -3 -5 or lagging the current high.Forecast v. Current 0 1 -2 Location Philadelphia, PA Pittsburgh, PA Washington, DC Chicago, IL Current Current Current Current Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Conditions Conditions Conditions Conditions Temperature 37 32 25 23 38 34 22 19 Dewpoint 15 18 16 7 20 10 11 8 Heat Index Climatology High 41 37 44 33 Temperature Temps vs. Climo -4 -9 -12 -14 -6 -10 -11 -14Forecast v. Current -5 -2 -4 -3 Location Dallas, TX Houston, TX San Antonio, TX Current Current Current Forecast Forecast Forecast Conditions Conditions Conditions Temperature 66 60 71 67 73 66 Dewpoint 34 28 44 38 35 42 Heat Index Climatology High 56 63 63 Temperature Temps vs. Climo 10 4 8 4 10 3Forecast v. Current -6 -4 -7 1
  10. 10. Current Weather ConditionsSouthern portions of Connecticut and New York are seeing locally heavy snow this afternoon while the majority of the region is seeing no snow andmostly cloudy skies. Temperatures have already warmed to forecast levels in Boston and Hartford and may add another 2 degrees this afternoon,reaching high temperatures in the low to mid 30s. New York will reach temperatures close to forecast levels in the mid 30s.The Mid-Atlantic is cloud covered today with a slight chance for a snow shower this afternoon. Temperatures are cooler than forecast for the metro areascurrently, with Philadelphia and Washington in the low to mid 30s. Highs this afternoon will generally be in the mid 30s across the region. West towardsPittsburgh temperatures are much colder, with a high expected near 25 degrees this afternoon. Chicago is partly sunny and will see well below averagetemperatures today with a high in the low 20s.Temperatures across Texas have warmed to above seasonal levels and will continue to warm this afternoon. Current temperatures range from near 60 inDallas to the mid 60s in Houston and San Antonio. Conditions are mostly sunny across the region. High temperatures this afternoon will be in the mid 60sin Dallas and the low 70s for Houston and San Antonio.Winds in West Texas are currently very light with speeds in the low single digits. Winds are expected to increase slightly this afternoon with speeds in theupper single digits to near 10 mph.The comparison of the GFS 00z to 12z runs shows some variability between runs especially for the New England and Texas regions. Texas continues totrend cooler in the near term with temperatures falling to well below seasonal levels this weekend and into next week. The 12z run is bringing warmthback into the region by midweek and warms temperatures back to seasonal levels by the end of next week. In New England the 12z warms temperaturesnext week, bringing temperatures closer to seasonal levels for much of the forecast period. The Midwest and Mid-Atlantic dont show significant changesin the 12z run, with generally below to much below average temperatures this weekend and into next week. 2
  11. 11. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. 7 ... 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Agreement on below Some minorCP average temperatures disagreement onC from the Northern Plains location of the coldest to the Southeast with temperatures across theO seasonal temperatures for Plains and Southeast.u portions of the West Coastt and New England.look Run to run consistency is moderate.Eu Ar mo ep re ia cn a nEC GM FW SF
  12. 12. Jan. 7 ... Jan. 16 Jan. 17 Jan. 18 Jan. 19 Jan. 20 Jan. 21 Jan. 22 Agreement on below average Some disagreement on temperatures for the Northern the coldest air shifting Plains and Midwest and warmer to the East and than average temperatures for Southeast. portions of the West Coast. Run to run consistency is average.Eu Ar mo ep re ia cn a nEC GM FW SF

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