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Everything posted by DCTeacherman

  1. I actually got to do that in 1993 or 1994 in nyc. It was awesome.
  2. Finally getting some nicer flakes and decent rates. If we can keep this going for a couple more hours I’ll be pretty stoked.
  3. Yeah the immediate dc area really hasn’t gotten into any bands today. It would be nice if we could get in one before it’s over.
  4. Yeah the best part of this one was last night when it seemed possible we could get a semi decent storm.
  5. Looks like an inch in Takoma Park. Anything is good early in the season but it’s a shame the rates never materialized here.
  6. Yeah really pathetic “event” thus far in Takoma Park, MD. We’ll see if we can recover a little respectability with this next band.
  7. Dry slot has reached Takoma Park/silver spring area. Flurries. Never trust the NAMs even within 12 hours of an event.
  8. LWX Radar looking a lot better now, also nice to see the Roanoke Radar showing some better returns as well.
  9. Looks like some better returns about to work through the immediate metro area. Should be fun.
  10. Last night before I went to bed everything was looking pretty good for a nice advisory level event.
  11. I thought we were sitting pretty at 1-3 if not 2-4.
  12. Radar looking pathetic. Go time was supposed to be around now. If we don’t see the radar improve rapidly this is going to be coating-inch deal in dc.
  13. GFS is gross, hope it’s not right. Some precip filling in SE of dc now on the radar.
  14. Not too concerned. Nice cool 850s, decent rates, low sun angle, temps low 30s, we’re good to go.
  15. Pretty significant NW bump in the 0.5 line....you gotta like trending in the right direction as game time approaches.
  16. Overall a very good run again. Temps in DC start out at 38 before the precip starts and then fall down to 33-34 at the onset and down to freezing by 00z. Even in the UHI with the low sun angle that should be ok for accumulations. Out in the suburbs it should be even better.
  17. Yeah and I think in total it'll end up similar.
  18. GFS is much heavier with the batch of precip to our SE this afternoon/evening than 6z but overall similar through 12 hours.
  19. Probably been discussed but this is a seems like a pretty similar set up to the coastal last year that dropped 7 inches in southern maryland and about 1.5 in DC. During that storm I remember the RGEM had us at like 0.5-0.7 the night before and we were all excited whereas the globals were much less. Just another reason to probably roll with the global consensus.
  20. Temps are good on the GFS. Freezing line hanging right around dc.
  21. NAM with a pretty big jump NW at 36.
  22. UKMET looks like no drastic changes from 0z other than the low sped up a little. Scratch that, precip maps are out and it's significantly better for us.
  23. That run looked a lot like yesterday's UKMET. I'll be interested to see which way the UK goes shortly.
  24. Yeah it's definitely better than nothing...GFS has upper 30s dropping to mid 30s during the event. We do have a very low sun angle going for us.