Winter Returns

Midwest Surface Analysis

A strong cold front passed through early this morning associated with an intense low pressure system. Temperatures dropped from 52° at 1 AM to 17° at 6 AM! Check out the temperature and pressure graphs. A wind advisory remains in effect today as strong winds around the low pressure will continue to usher in much colder temperatures with windchills below zero at times.

Temperature and Pressure Plots from Goose Lake Weather

2 Responses to “Winter Returns”

  1. Nick says:

    Hi Bill. I love the regional surface analysis with this post. I haven’t looked at stuff like that since my days in DAS at UIUC! Could you please give us a link to where one can find such data?

    –Nick R.

  2. Bill says:

    Hi Nick,
    The midwest regional analysis can be found at:
    http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/namncsfcwbg.gif

    The US version at:
    http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/namussfcwbg.gif