Several areas of surface low pressure are anticipated to form over the western Gulf Coast region, then track east-northeastward across the Southeast. This will bring showers and thunderstorms across south Texas beginning Friday afternoon. Rain will continue across southeast Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley and will also spread across the Southeast through the weekend. Read More >
Lake Effect Summary - December 26-27, 2013
Maximum Snowfall: Lake Erie 10.5" (Perrysburg); Lake Ontario 20" (Lorraine)
Duration: 30 hours +/-
Prime feature: Hybrid synoptic and marginal lake effect.
The fifth lake effect storm of the season was very similar to the fourth in that an upper level trough crossed the region on Thursday the 26th and brought a light snow across the region. Following this trough, light lake enhanced snow developed off Lake Erie across the northern Niagara Frontier and off of Lake Ontario over Jefferson County.