Posted by: pyeager | February 15, 2011

The Case of the Missing Snow Cover

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities

Where is Sherlock Holmes? It’s the case of the missing snow cover!

Just Thursday, 65% of the continental United States was covered with snow, but the recent warm spell has greatly reduced the amount of snow. As of this morning, the snow was reduced to 31%.

With more warm weather on the way, the snow will continue melt this week, but flooding should not be a major concern.

Here are the images of shrinking snow cover, courtesy of the NOHRSC.

Last Thursday:

And the map from this morning:


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