Wrapping up?

2 pm

It appears that the back side of the main precipitation band in front of the shortwave trough is working into the area. We should see a wind shift and the models are not handling this trough passage well.

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Max temps should be occurring right around now (2 pm). It is possible snow could start up in areas it has stopped and continue on and off through about 8 pm or later. There is also a hint of light snow in some areas tomorrow morning.

The surface maps have been inconsistent from run to run and have made very little sense with reality. So I can only draw my conclusions from the water vapor imagery and the satellite. I just noticed the WPC (weather prediction center) updated their map with another different shortwave now in Utah dividing the state in half vertically. This shortwave apparently broke away from a trough and area of low pressure that existed 3 hours earlier but has now disappeared on their current map. My point is, I can’t see (nor can the models) whether or not something might redevelop or not, there is so much moisture it won’t take a lot of energy to get things going over the next 24 hours or so.

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