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January 16, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Winter Weather Advisory for the entire viewing area & Flood Watch just southwest of here.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 4:29 PM
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 4:49 PM

Another significant storm system, winter weather alerts, wind alerts & flood alerts are up for more active weather ahead.

Snow should go to sleet & freezing rain in the 5-11 p.m. Friday evening-night with some snow & also ice accumulation.

Any ice will go to rain, then end as some snow showers Saturday.

Southeast to south to southwest winds may gust 30-40 mph later Friday-Friday night.

Northwest winds Saturday afternoon-evening may gust 40-50 mph.

Solid 0.75-1.50" is likely area-wide from melting snow & ice & rainfall.

Rivers & creeks will rise quickly, reaching above flood stage.  They will not get as high as last time, but still a noted rise.

1" or less of snowfall accumulation is expected.  A bit more than 1" may fall  in our northern areas.

After the rain Saturday, snow showers may bring less than 1" of accumulation to the area.

Up to 0.15" freezing rain accretion is possible & up to 0.1" sleet could occur.

Watch for icy roundways & sidewalks to parking lots (especially untreated ones) Friday evening.

Bitterly cold air blasts in Saturday PM with temperatures falling rapidly from near 44 early to 21 by 5 p.m.

With 0-7 Saturday night & the wind, wind chills may drop as low as -20 Sunday morning.

Sunday will be a partly cloudy, but blustery & bitter day with highs only 7-15 with wind chills to -10.

0-7 is likely Sunday night, but with less wind, followed by partly cloudy skies & highs of 15-22 Monday.

A few snow showers/flurries are possible Tuesday with 20s, but bigger system is Thursday with icy mix changing to rain with highs 35-41 (late), after 29-35 Wednesday.

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