Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Cold dry air continues to cover the region today. Lows this morning dropped to the mid to upper 20s over most areas except low to mid 30s along the islands. A cold front is approaching from the west and will reinforce this cold air when it passes through tomorrow dropping the lows a few degrees lower than this morning by Thursday morning. Temperatures will begin warming by the weekend. See my Temperature Forecast for your area.
Snow or No Snow?
The front has a band of snow associated with it and winter weather advisories are associated with it to our west in Central and western GA and NW SC. However, it will dry up before reaching us and I am only expecting a few clouds to be associated with the passage of this front tomorrow morning. Some of our western counties west of US 301 might see a few flurries but with no accumulation. (Click on map for full view).
Stars at Night:
I was able to roll out the telescope Saturday night. My target was the Crab Nebula in the constellation Taurus the Bull. I posted a picture of it on my "Heavenly Garden Astronomy" blog
and a video to support it. I also just added a new photo of "The Bubble Nebula" Monday night.