If you like to watch the weather in other parts of the country like I do, you are following the developing story about the blizzard in the Northeast with a lot of interest.  Here are a couple of links to interesting postings on the storm:

Antecedent conditions for a nor’easter from the CIMSS satellite blog

Why a European weather model excels at US forecasts from the New York Times

And just for fun, the global wind pattern showing the flow all the way from the Southeast into the developing storm (make sure you watch the animated version at https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-86.61,28.38,372

global winds 1-26-2015