The East Coast is having a terrible early season. They are yet to have their first real winter storm and it’s almost January…
This storm isn’t a banger, but it’ll certainly help. This storm is forecast to drop 3-7″ of snow in Vermont then leave as ice rain.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VERMONT...ALONG WITH ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. * MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE...UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR...MAINLY TUESDAY MORNING BETWEEN 4 AM AND 10 AM. - NOAA Burlington, VT today
Jay Peak, VT saw 1-3″ of snowfall last night. Jay Peak has gotten 22″ of snowfall this season…
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 7pm Tuesday in Vermont.
Yesterday was the latest first freeze ever recorded in Burlington, VT.
“High temperatures today will remain below freezing across the north country. This will mark the first time this season that the mercury fails to reach 32 degrees in Burlington…the latest first occurrence on record. The cold temperatures today will be followed by snow late tonight which will change to a wintry mix on Tuesday. Expect 3 to 7 inches of snow from this upcoming storm with some light ice accumulation as well. Here’s a look at today’s expected high temperatures.” – NOAA Burlington, VT yesterday
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for VERMONT:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT 320 AM EST MON DEC 28 2015 NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON- SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON- WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-GRAND ISLE- WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-ESSEX-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE- CALEDONIA-WASHINGTON-WESTERN ADDISON-ORANGE-WESTERN RUTLAND- WINDSOR-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON- EASTERN RUTLAND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH... STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA... LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM... GOUVERNEUR...ALBURGH...SOUTH HERO...ST. ALBANS...NEWPORT... ISLAND POND...BURLINGTON...JOHNSON...STOWE...ST. JOHNSBURY... MONTPELIER...MIDDLEBURY...VERGENNES...BRADFORD...RANDOLPH... RUTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...WHITE RIVER JUNCTION...ENOSBURG FALLS... RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON...EAST WALLINGFORD... KILLINGTON ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON CONTINUES THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY. * LOCATIONS...NORTHERN NEW YORK AND MUCH OF VERMONT. * HAZARD TYPES...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EARLY TUESDAY MORNING WITH SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE CONTINUING TUESDAY AFTERNOON. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VERMONT...ALONG WITH ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. * MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE...UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR...MAINLY TUESDAY MORNING BETWEEN 4 AM AND 10 AM. * TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION IN THE PRE-DAWN HOURS OF TUESDAY MORNING...AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BETWEEN 4 AM AND 10 AM. THE SNOW WILL THEN CHANGE OVER TO A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE BY NOON ON TUESDAY. * IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL FOR THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW-COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THE COMBINATION OF ICE ACCUMULATION AND GUSTY WINDS COULD CAUSE A FEW POWER OUTAGES. * WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES FROM RUTLAND TO UNDERHILL. * TEMPERATURES...LOWS 10 TO 20 TONIGHT AND HIGHS MID 20S TO LOWER 30S ON TUESDAY. * VISIBILITIES...A HALF MILE OR LESS IN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW.