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I’m dreaming of a Lloyd Christmas

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:55 am

My last day updating from my phone! Hurray! Why does the forecast have to be so complicated?

Split trough will drop into Arizona today. The split is even more pronounced than forecasted so amounts in southern Utah will likely only be a few inches in the mountains. Nothing for northern Utah.

Next system is weak and moves in Friday night. This might bring a few snow showers to the northern mountains but accumulations will be minimal.

By Sunday, a moist northwest flow develops as a ridge amplifies off the west coast. Moisture-laden northwest flows can be very productive. Despite the fact that this pattern doesn’t include a significant storm per se, we could see significant accumulations in areas favored by northwest flow between Sunday and Tuesday of next week. Definitely something to watch…

A break perhaps next Wednesday. Models hinting at a storm system still for Christmas Eve into Christmas Day, however the models are less favorable with this system this morning than they have been in recent days. Let’s hope! A white Christmas is at least a possibility right now…