Is Our Next Winter Storm Shaping Up Early Next Week?
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Valid At 5 AM MST Mon Jan 9, 2012.
A quick look at this mornings European forecast model (above) shows a strong closed upper-level low dropping southward into southeastern Arizona, and southwestern New Mexico by early Monday morning.
The GFS, and WRF-NMM models are now trending towards a westward digging closed low over Arizona as well. This is what the ECMWF was forecasting several days ago and looks similar to our Christmas storm.
So it appears that there is the potential for another winter storm impacting the area the first of next week. Enough cold air may also be available locally for at least a rain/snow mix across the southeastern plains and all snow in the mountains. Details are iffy yet so stay tuned.
The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!