Active Period Continues Through Holiday Weekend

Midwest regional surface map

After a cold, wet Tuesday, drier air will give us a brief break before a couple more systems target the Midwest later this week. The next system is expected to arrive in the state late Thanksgiving evening into Friday. This next system will not be major by any means, but could create a few slick spots.

Precipitation will overspread the northern two-thirds of the state Thursday evening. Precipitation is expected to be a rain snow mix, with little snowfall accumulations expected. The greatest chance for snowfall accumulation would be north of highway 20, with accumulations less than a half an inch. Road temperatures should remain above freezing, which will prevent slick road conditions.

Winter Weather Forecast

After this system departs during the early afternoon hours on Friday, another system will be right on its heals. The next system will enter the state late Saturday into Sunday. There is a lot of inconsistencies with this system, which leaves a lot of questions still unanswered. The biggest revolving around the track and the form of precipitation. Since this system is still a ways out, we will continue to keep an eye on it, but this does has the potential to produce more snow.

The active pattern continue into the first week into December, so continue to follow for the latest update.

Zach Sharpe

My name is Zach Sharpe. I am the president and forecaster for the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. You can find me on Twitter @Stormchaserzach and on Facebook at:

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