Thursday November 13 2014

First flakes of the season.
Last Updated:
10:00 PM Thursday
November 13, 2014

School Forecast For:
Friday November, 14th

Two Hour Delay No School Early Dismissal
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Forecast Overview
Last Updated: 10:00PM November 13th

10:00PM Thursday

Kingston is currently seeing its first snowflakes of the season!

Looking at the radar this evening, we are sandwiched between two bands of precipitation. The first band, to our south and east consists of mainly rain, and has been responsible for our precipitation thus far. A second band is located to our north and west, and consists of snow.

The band to our south will continue to slowly move away from us. However, the second band will keep the threat of snowfall going through about 1AM. Based on radar trends, we could see up to an inch of wet snow accumulating on grassy surfaces with a light coating possible on some walkways. Still not really anticipating any notable roadway accumulations. While some slick spots can't be ruled out, widespread black ice does not look to be an issue as temperatures fall to around 30.

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9:45PM Radar

11:00AM Thursday

A coastal storm will spread, mainly light precipitation across the region tonight into Friday morning. The precipitation should start as rain showers late this evening, and may mix with or change over to snow for a couple of hours early Friday morning. Am currently not expecting much in the way of snow accumulations, however these early season systems can be difficult to forecast when they're close to the freezing line. Current thinking is that if there are any snow accumulations, they should be limited to mainly grassy surfaces as temperatures will be right around the freezing line.

There will likely be elevation differences in any snow amounts, and the hills outside of the immediate city will have a better chance of seeing accumulation.

Update by 10PM tonight.

Kingstonsnows Extended Forecast
Last Updated: 10:00AM November 6th

Thursday Night and Friday

Rain showers, likely after 8PM.
Snow showers, or a mix, possible after 1AM.
Precipitation tapering off around 4 or 5AM.
Snow accumulations of less than half an inch are possible.
Overnight low of 30 to 32.

Decreasing clouds Friday.
Highs in the upper 30s.

Saturday and Sunday

Mostly sunny Saturday, mostly cloudy Sunday.
Temperatures should reach the lower to mid 40s each day.

Monday through Wednesday

Cloudy. Rain developing Monday evening.
Rain or snow possible Monday night into Tuesday morning.
Highs reaching the upper 30s to lower 40s each day. Partly cloudy on Wednesday, and turning noticeably colder.

Long-range school impact (probability)
The long range impact is a general outlook, and is not a specific forecast.
Day (Date) Delay Cancellation E.D. Confidence
Monday (Nov. 17) None None None High
Tuesday (Nov. 18) None None None Medium
Wednesday (Nov. 19) None
None None High
Thursday (Nov. 20) None None None High
Friday (Nov. 21) None None None High
Long range impact last Updated: 11:00AM November 13, 2014

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