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April 19, 2012

Big Story Weather – April 19, 2012

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly

Big Story Weather from April 18, 2012: A few snow showers fell over the western portion of Wyoming yesterday. Also, heavier showers along the Mid-Atlantic region highlighted yesterday´s weather.

Big Story Weather News for April 19, 2012: High pressure over eastern Canada will influence the Northeast with mostly cloudy skies and cooler temps. Low pressure moving off the southeast coast will provide an area of showers in the Carolinas and also scattered t-storms through portions of Florida. Another area of low pressure moving through the northern plains will bring showers to the western Great Lakes region extending southwestward into Iowa and Minnesota. Partly to mostly cloudy skies will be found throughout the Ohio and Mississippi River valley.  A few areas of light rain will be found around the Denver Metro area and again today there will be light snow extending back over western Wyoming. As the next frontal boundary begins to push towards the west coast expect to see an increase in rain showers from Seattle to Portland.

Big Story Weather Outlook International: A weak area of high pressure in the Northern Sea of Japan will bring partly cloudy skies to the Koreas and Northern Japan. Look for some light rain showers to affect Southern Japan.  A weak high pressure over the Middle East will create a warm day with partly cloudy skies. Low pressure still moving through Western Europe will bring light showers to Spain and Germany with snow fall into the Alps.  High pressure is beginning to build back into Australia from the west expect to see a nice fall day in the region. A weak frontal boundary extending into McMurdo station will provide an area of light snow into the region.

Big Story Weather Tropics: Another quiet day can be found throughout the tropics from North to South and East to West. Countdown to the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2012 is right around the corner.