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Our Winter Forecast: The Nitty Gritty

Our Winter Forecast: The Nitty Gritty

South Central U.S.
Includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico

Fair skies quickly become unsettled for Southern Rockies in the early days of the season, turning stormy for Christmas from New Mexico into Texas and the Gulf Coast. Conditions will briefly clear, turning fair, before more unsettled weather sets in in time for the New Year.

January will bring showers and much colder weather for weeks at a time, including Chinook winds blowing down from the Southern Rockies toward the middle of the month.

February will open with heavy mountain snows from the Western Rockies into New Mexico and continued unseasonably cold weather. Punishing cold will continue to grip the region, with alternating periods of clear skies and rain.

The cold will hang on into March, with heavy wind, snow, sleet, and rain, especially over Rockies, and a potential “Muddy Gras” in Louisiana. A mixture of snow and rain will linger through much of the month, giving way to rain and warmer temperatures in the 70s and 80s in time for the spring equinox.

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1 Polly t { 03.02.14 at 9:36 pm }

How is march going to be.. in oak hill Ohio????

2 linda t { 02.23.14 at 2:03 pm }

is there going to be a big snow in northeast tennessee preferably kingsport the end of february heard that was a almanac prediction

3 sjivoin { 02.14.14 at 9:00 am }

I hear Ohio will be getting a blizzard at the end of Feb. Is this true??

4 Clinton brown { 02.03.14 at 5:09 am }

What about kill devil hills nc .just got a rare snow storm about 6to8 inches is their any more heading this way thanks

5 cindy { 02.02.14 at 8:55 am }

What does Feb 112014 look like for the weather

6 BlessMamalina { 01.18.14 at 2:04 pm }

What are the weather in Gaston,Sc is looking like for the next few months

7 Jeanie { 12.30.13 at 7:54 am }

This is not the first time the Super Bowl will be held in a cold weather location. Check your facts, please.

8 alj3 { 12.04.13 at 6:42 am }

California, Nebraska & Montana are interesting places, but as I said I live and sail on the Gulf Coast, so that’s the weather picture I’m most interested in.

9 alj3 { 12.04.13 at 6:40 am }

I’m interested in gulf coast weather since that’s where I live and sail.

10 Stephen { 11.29.13 at 8:58 am }

Looks like the kind of winter I remember from my childhood. Tall drifts of the farm equipment shed and the back of Grandma’s house. Grandsons are coming in December!
Lots of fun in the snow in Red Lodge, Montana. The Red Lodge Mountain is open!
Christmas with my wife, my daughter, son-in-law and the grandmen! Doesn’t get ANY BETTER than that! I thank God everyday I’ve lived to see this!!

11 Pam { 11.27.13 at 2:13 pm }

Hi, are things going to change for central California? It seems that the jet stream is pushing everything over California or it just misses all together…. Any input would be appreciated… Thanks and have a great Thanksgiving..

12 Chad D. { 11.27.13 at 11:07 am }

I live in Nebraska. Your forecast shows that we should be seeing snow and terrible weather right before Thanksgiving. Nothing could be further from that. It is dry and sunny and is supposed to remain so for the next 5-7 days. I was hoping your forecast was going to ring true. Alas, it is not.

13 HAROLD GORDON { 11.27.13 at 9:41 am }


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