Late-week nor’easter brings more snow to the region
- Much colder air moves in today
- Even cold tonight with single digit lows
- Another possible storm to end the week
No weather worries tonight with partly cloudy skies and lows in the 20s. Winds remain light with some frost possible in the morning.
Colder weather settles in for today and Thursday under mostly sunny conditions. Highs only reach the low to mid 30s during the afternoon. We’ll continue to see mostly sunny skies into Thursday as well as more chilly air. Lows slip to the 20s overnight.
Yet another storm system is heading up the east coast from the south. At the same time, a cold front enters from the west bringing an additional shot of cold air. As these two systems “phase,” or merge together nearby, the region will see more wintry weather starting Friday afternoon and lingering into Friday night. This system should remain just far enough away that we’d get a brief, minor snow event. However, a few inches would still cause travel issues. We’d avoid the full-fledged “storm” which is likely to impact the northeast.
|LIGHT SNOW||Generally 1-3″ possible; Locally higher along the mountain ridges|
|TIMING||Mid-afternoon Friday, ending before sunrise Saturday.|
|WIND||Winds turn gusty early Saturday as the storm strengthens|
|TEMPERATURES||Cold temps. will maintain slick spots and covered roads; Low wind chills over the weekend.|
Behind the nor’easter, the cold air gets “pulled in” with highs Saturday and Sunday only reaching the low-mid 30s. It will also get blustery. No additional snow is expected this weekend although roads will likely remain slick due to the extremely cold conditions.
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