Highs today ran 41-49 & we have 28-38 over the area as of 9:30 p.m.
Areas of dense fog/freezing fog will be an issue tonight. Watch for a couple slick spots as moisture from the fog settles on pavement & moist, cold air gets underneath bridge allowing for wetness to develop that may freeze.
Visibility will drop below 0.25 mile in many areas.
It is already dropping with very low visiblity at the Frankfort Airport is near zero! On the east side of Frankfort, Randy Rogers reports zero visibility with fog interrupting his television signal.
NWS has Dense Fog Advisory out for Benton, Jasper, Newton, White, Pulaski, Fulton, Cass & Miami counties with more counties to follow.
Patchy drizzle/freezing drizzle & a scattered freezing rain/rain showers may occur early tomorrow morning to midday with temperatures at 31-34 before rising into the 40s.
Visibility will gradually improve tomorrow, but we may not rid ourselves completely of fog until early afternoon as south-southwest winds kick up to 15-25 mph with highs 45-50.
A few isolated showers & drizzle are possible beyond the morning midday, followed by a band of some scattered rain showers along the front by early evening.
Behind it, southwest winds will turn to the west, then northwest with gusts to 35 mph.
Temperatures will tank to 17-23 tomorrow night with wind chills to 0.
Highs in the 20s Thursday with sun will give way to increasing clouds & teens to 20s Thursday night, then skies becoming cloudy Friday.
Winds will be strong Thursday at 15-35 mph from the northwest, making for wind chills single digits to teens all day.
The sun will look good though.
We will then watch for snow to ice Friday. Notice it approaching Friday at 8 a.m.
Accumulating snow to ice is possible, but the duration (& thus accumulations) are in question at the moment, but travel impacts are likely Friday afternoon-evening.
It should change to rain Friday night & then end as brief sleet/snow Saturday morning-midday.
28-32 temperatures late Friday should rise to 35-38 by 4 a.m. early Saturday morning. Highs Saturday should reach 41-46 Saturday morning, then fall quickly to the 20s.
Howling northwest winds with gusts 40-50 mph are possible as cold air roars in Saturday midday-afternoon-evening.
Wind chills may drop to -13 to -5 late Saturday night with lows 7-13.
GEFS Ensembles definitely has the heaviest snowfall northwest & north of our area, but does paint accumulation here.
Cold, cold weather roars with highs in the teens Sunday & 20s Monday & Tuesday. Some snow showers are possible Tuesday.
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