MAJOR STORM BRINGS HEAVY SNOW, RAIN AND WIND TONIGHT THRU FRIDAY

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Good Thursday morning, everyone! My advice before you read this post; take a seat, grab a coffee and perhaps some napkins. Why napkins you ask? Because you may end up spitting your coffee all over the computer when you read some of my forecast snowfall and rainfall amounts between tonight and Friday night across central and western Newfoundland.

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A STAB AT THE LONGER RANGE FORECAST

Past NAO conditions (blue line) and forecast conditions (black diamonds).

December was a very warm month across much of Newfoundland, while Labrador was generally snowy with temperatures quite a bit warmer than they have been currently. In order to understand why this happened, we must look outside of the Province’s weather patterns and look at things on a bigger scale. The scale we must look at is a good chunk of the western side of the Northern Hemisphere, and what we’re looking for are called “Teleconnections” in the field of Meteorology.

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