Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Short term forecast number 2

At 12:00 AM this Tuesday  morning radar showing a rather large area of showers and thunderstorms throughout the FA,this trend will hold through the over night hrs...Winds have picked up out of the East/Southeast from 12 to 20 MPH with gust up to 33 MPH through through out the Central and Southern areas...Here at the office winds E/SE 20 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH...Mod rain falling at the office as well....Look for winds to keep increasing throughout the over night hrs...Winds of 30 to 40 MPH with gust 50 to 60 MPH with even higher gusts possible..This storm system could very well produce widespread wind damage from later tonight through Wednesday evening...Winds should die down for time tomorrow before picking back up...Rainfall amounts from 1 to 2 inches will also be possible with this system....Snowfall amounts should be light however will have to watch how fast the cold air makes into the area along with how much moisture will be in place...Will have updates on snowfall amount tomorrow if need....Still the best area to see accumulating snows though light as of right now, would be North of a line from Luck in Polk County to  Canton in Barron County over to Ladysmith in Rusk County...Stay tuned to the Weather Center for updates and latest forecasts on this power house of a storm.