The big week of weather ahead 

Posted: 5:42 pm Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

By Kirk Mellish

As I’ve been advertising in tweets and blogs since November, big weather changes occur this week.

We start unseasonably warm and end unseasonably cold, with a healthy rain in the transition Tuesday into early Wednesday. Some thunder and lightning not out of the question but most of us will just get rain of around half an inch.

Once the cold arrives, it looks like temperatures will be below normal, on average, for a few weeks. If it continues to be cold beyond that remains in question, with many but NOT all signs saying yes.

It’s a close call for the end of the month:

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MONDAY MID-DAY:

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TUESDAY AM:

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LATE TUESDAY/TUESDAY EVENING:

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RAINFALL TUESDAY-TUESDAY NIGHT

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WEDNESDAY:

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More cold fronts to come over the 7-days:

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Even if any real snow stays north at least it will feel like December instead of early spring.

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Long time listeners and followers know I try not to play the media HYPE game on weather. Especially things that scare or worry people like tornadoes or snow/ice. (or get your hopes up if you like snow).

It’s easy to do that and less responsible types may do it for clickbait and ratings. But I don’t try to be the “first” to say tornado or snow, I first want to get the forecast right. So until a risk or possibility of snow/ice looks like a LEGIT CHANCE, I won’t rush to show you “weather porn” snow maps.

A dozen times a year or more some model will show significant snow in Atlanta or elsewhere in Georgia and then on the next model run it’s gone. So that’s a silly game and trick I wont play on you.

Anytime it gets cold there’s “UH CHANCE”, at least in theory.  I prefer to focus on specifics not waste your time and mine with every “outside” chance.

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