The East Coast of the US is about to get yet another blast of cold weather. Bundle up!
March is off to a roaring start for the East Coast with two strong coastal storms in five days and another potential one looming for early next week.
First was Winter Storm Riley, which brought destructive winds, heavy snow and severe coastal flooding to the Northeast late last week. Now Winter Storm Quinn will continue to dump heavy snow on the Northeast Thursday.
After Quinn departs Thursday night, we’ll turn our attention to the next potential East Coast storm candidate.
To be clear, the impacts, if any, from this potential storm early next week are unknown at this time.
Specifics on the forecast will hinge on how the upper-level weather pattern evolves this weekend. Specifically, the evolution of energy in the upper atmosphere that is currently thousands of miles away from the eastern United States over far western Canada.
That energy will first bring snow to the Mountain West as it slides east on Friday, including the Cascades and the northern Rockies.