Cold stretch continues, snow expected this weekend


  • Cold stretch continues
  • Few flurries today, snow showers Saturday
  • Wind chills drop to single digits Friday morning

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Today: Scattered clouds will be around for most of the morning and afternoon, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. It will be breezy and chilly at times. Temperatures will likely sit in the 20s and only climb back to about 30 degrees this afternoon. A few passing flurries are possible today, especially to the north. Wind chills will stay in the teens, making it feel frigid even this afternoon. Tonight will be the coldest of the week as temperatures drop into the mid-teens.

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Friday: It will be a bitter cold morning. Temperatures will be in the mid-teens and with a light breeze, wind chills will drop into the single digits. Sunshine and scattered clouds increase through the afternoon. Temperatures will still be well below normal for the day with highs reach about 32.

Saturday: A quick moving disturbance will come in from the morning through the afternoon. There won’t be a lot of moisture available with this feature, but there will be enough to support scattered snow showers. Accumulations will stay light at .5 to one inch at most. It will still be cold, and any snow will likely coat the grass and create a few slick spots for anything that sticks overnight. Highs will reach the low 30s. It will be breezy again though, so it will likely feel more like the teens.

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Sunday: Northwest flow off the lake will keep some passing flurries around then winds will shift and clouds will break through the day. It will stay chilly with morning temperatures in the upper teens and afternoon highs only reaching about 30.

Monday: It will warm up a little Monday with highs reaching the upper 30s, which is closer to normal. There will be sunshine before clouds increase. Passing snow showers toward the end of the day.

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