GFS and ECM Weekend Snowfall Forecast

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Pictured is the GFS snowfall forecast for the weekend snowstorm. The ECM forecast is similar. Heaviest snow is in Illinois.

Comparing GFS and ECM Snowfall Forecasts for Weekend Storm

Discussion: The American and European operational forecast models are very similar with snowfall forecasts for the weekend snowstorm (Fig. 1-2).

Fig. 1: The GFS snowfall forecast for the FRI/SAT/SUN snow event.

Fig. 2: The ECM snowfall forecast for the FRI/SAT/SUN snow event.