1-2 inches of accumulating snowfall, and heavier snow bands could produce up to 3 inches with highest totals to the north of I-70. Visibility will be reduced at times, and winds will pick up with gusts as high as 20 to 30 mph.
Temperatures will drop to below freezing tonight. The system will be moved out by sunrise. Any untreated roads will remain slick into Sunday morning.
A typical winter day will be followed by the possibility for accumulating snow on Saturday night.
Sunday: Lingering flurries or snow showers are possible early then mostly cloudy. Highs for the day in the upper 20s.
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Monday: Becoming cloudy with the chance for sleet/freezing rain to rain during the day, especially into the afternoon. Warming to near 40 for a high. As temperatures drop back below freezing at night, rain will change to snow. A light accumulation is expected by Tuesday morning.
Tuesday: Poor road conditions could exist early from the previous night. Lingering snow showers and flurries possible in the morning. Clouds will linger and perhaps a few return flurries or snow showers for the afternoon and evening as well. It will be a windy day with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures will be much colder in the teens and 20s.
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Wednesday: A frigid day expected with sub-zero temperatures in the morning and highs in the single digits. Wind chills will fall between -10 to -20 in the morning and likely remain below zero all day.
Thursday: Partly sunny and dry and very cold with temperatures in the lower teens.
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