Wow, those weather maps look even worse today…just Dullsville for the next week or maybe two!
Only a moron would say Winter 2012-2013 is dead on February 5th (on TV at least), but it’s looking like this season has a terminal case of something that isn’t healthy at all.
It’s just about safe to say we won’t have an arctic blast for the 2nd consecutive winter. And you can probably cross freezing rain in the Portland area off your list too.
Models are generally looking milder and milder compared to the last 3 days. The 18z GFS totally yanked out any chance of snow/cold chances in the 16 day period; even the ensembles have come around to milder.
The 12z ECMWF was still relatively cold though, at least some of its ensembles were:
Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen