2-16-19 Northern Plains: Persistent, accumulating snow expected mainly over southern/western locations through the weekend. I.

2-16-19 Northern Plains: Persistent, accumulating snow expected mainly over southern/western locations through the weekend. I.

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Good morning everyone! Southwestern SD continues to be the main story this morning (as of 9:30am CST) as bursts of snow continue to slowly lift northeastward. As we progress through the remainder of the morning into the afternoon hours, snow coverage will increase across the western Dakotas due to this wave of energy working further into the region.  Here's a look at the current weather bulletins that are in effect across the Northern Plains: Our attention has turned towards a more substantial snowmaker for the southern and western parts of the region, which have allowed the National Weather Service to…
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2-16-19 Central Plains: Next disturbance brings accumulating snows, esp. north, this afternoon through Sunday night. I.

2-16-19 Central Plains: Next disturbance brings accumulating snows, esp. north, this afternoon through Sunday night. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good morning everyone! Radar is pretty inactive this morning for most of the region. However, there are a few scattered bursts of snow in far northwestern NE as of 8:05am CST, but should work to the northeast and out of the state in the next few hours. This won't be the end of the snow risks across the region, however, as another system working in will bring an additional round of accumulating snow, especially northeast, later today through Sunday night. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories out ahead of this incoming threat across northeastern NE, the eastern…
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2-16-19 IN/IL/OH: Dry weather with clearer skies expected today…additional disturbance to bring snows, especially north, tonight through Monday morning. I.

2-16-19 IN/IL/OH: Dry weather with clearer skies expected today…additional disturbance to bring snows, especially north, tonight through Monday morning. I.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Good morning everyone! We're looking at a great day weather-wise across the vast majority of the area due to high pressure bearing down from the north. This will lead to mostly sunny skies for most through the daytime hours before increased cloud cover starts to work in from the west this evening ahead of our next storm system. Regarding temperatures, watch for highs today to warm into the 30s given the plentiful sunshine expected. Here's a look at the latest weather bulletins across the region: The National Weather Service is highlighting the central and western portions of IL currently for…
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2-15-19 Northern Plains Update: Tracking additional, persistent accumulating snows through the weekend, especially in South Dakota. I.

2-15-19 Northern Plains Update: Tracking additional, persistent accumulating snows through the weekend, especially in South Dakota. I.

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Good afternoon everyone! Snow showers continue to be ongoing across the central portions of SD as of 4:15pm CST, though at a much weaker state when compared to this morning. This corridor of snow showers will continue to slowly lift northeast through the evening hours and bring better snow chances to the western portions of ND into tonight. However, additional accumulations with this weakening wave should generally remain under 1". Here's a look at the current weather bulletins that are in effect across the Northern Plains: Our attention will turn towards a more substantial snowmaker for the southern and western…
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2-15-19 Central Plains Update: Snows exit east tonight…eyeing additional accumulating snows through the duration of the weekend, especially north. I.

2-15-19 Central Plains Update: Snows exit east tonight…eyeing additional accumulating snows through the duration of the weekend, especially north. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good afternoon everyone! Snows are losing coverage across eastern NE and far eastern KS as of 2:50pm CST while we can still note a band of moderate to perhaps heavy snow at times across a majority of MO, excluding the northeastern portions of the state where dry air at the low-levels is inhibiting most of the precipitation depicted by radar from reaching the ground. A sliver of freezing rain also extends along the southern-most two county rows in MO while warmer temperatures in the Boot Heel is keeping the dominant precipitation type as rain. Expect through the remainder of the…
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2-15-19 IN/IL/OH Update: Light snows clip S. IL and far S. IN through tonight…additional light accumulating snows, especially north, Saturday night – Sunday night. I.

2-15-19 IN/IL/OH Update: Light snows clip S. IL and far S. IN through tonight…additional light accumulating snows, especially north, Saturday night – Sunday night. I.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Afternoon Video: http://youtu.be/CqFL0bzVH6Q?hd=1 Good afternoon everyone! The quick-moving system across the Central Plains is starting to make its way into the far southwestern portions of the area, mainly in the southern third of IL as of 2:10pm EST. However, the precipitation is definitely combating some dry air along its northern and eastern extent, so while radar may show snow falling currently it is likely evaporating before reaching the surface (known as a virga). Through the remainder of the afternoon, the lower-levels of the atmosphere will gradually become saturated and allow for these snows in the southern third of IL to…
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2-15-19 Central Plains: Accumulating snows into tonight – more snow for the weekend (esp. north). N.

2-15-19 Central Plains: Accumulating snows into tonight – more snow for the weekend (esp. north). N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/1-b6knArYT8?hd=1 Widespread snows across central Nebraska through eastern Kansas and increasing across central Missouri.  2-hour radar loop ending at 9:30 CT shown below: Winter weather advisories across the area in effect into this evening: Additional snowfall through the day: Our next system quickly follows Saturday afternoon and night with scattered snow showers increasing from west to east Saturday evening, with a light wintry mix mainly across southeast Kansas and southern Missouri.  On Sunday, much of Kansas and Missouri will be dry, with snow showers lingering across northeast Nebraska and much of Iowa through the day.   Some minor freezing…
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2-15-19 Northern Plains: Persistent snowfall throughout the weekend in South Dakota. Latest snowfall totals here. B.

2-15-19 Northern Plains: Persistent snowfall throughout the weekend in South Dakota. Latest snowfall totals here. B.

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Today's Video:  http://youtu.be/8f8xbXpdT0E?hd=1 Good Friday morning everyone! Snow is ongoing in portions of Western and South-Central South Dakota this morning in what is the first wave of accumulating snow for portions of the area. There will be a small break in SW SD later this afternoon which expands into the overnight hours, but snow re-emerges from the southwest in the pre-dawn hours tomorrow and generally sticks around for all of Saturday and Sunday. Here's a look at the current radar:  Wind Chill Warnings/Advisories and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of the area:  Snow will begin to weaken…
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2-15-19 Illinois: Light accum. snow in southern Illinois this PM into tonight…..accum. snows target areas north for Sunday. N.

2-15-19 Illinois: Light accum. snow in southern Illinois this PM into tonight…..accum. snows target areas north for Sunday. N.

becks, Illinois
Video: http://youtu.be/FRW_i1VWtjg?hd=1 The snow chances for today have shifted further south compared to the forecast yesterday.  Best snow chances along I-64 and points to the south, where 1-3" of snow is expected.  A narrow band of isolated higher totals wouldn't be impossible.  Main timing from noon today through midnight tonight.   A narrow band of strong mid-level frontogenesis this evening may allow for a narrow heavier band in southern Illinois (iso. 3"+ totals wouldn't be ruled out because of this): The day-time Saturday looks good with some sun and a bit of a warm-up.  Our next system arrives mid/late evening…
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2-15-19 Indiana: Light snow clips far southern Indiana this evening – system late Saturday night-Sunday night brings light snow chances. N.

2-15-19 Indiana: Light snow clips far southern Indiana this evening – system late Saturday night-Sunday night brings light snow chances. N.

becks, Indiana
Video: http://youtu.be/jr2m-QQaFog?hd=1 Dry and much colder day, as many stay below freezing this afternoon!  Our snow chance for this evening is now only confined to extreme southern Indiana, with much of the state staying dry.  Areas from Vincennes to Paoli to Scottsburg and points south the best risks to see some light snow, best chances out towards Evansville where around 1" still seems possible.  Timing looks to be after 4pm through about 3am.  Far northern and northwest Indiana will see scattered light flurries tonight enhanced off Lake Michigan, but that looks very minor with 0.1" of less generally expected up…
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