Forecast for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

NOAA Radar at 6 a.m.
Posted: Dec. 20, 2012 7:11 am Updated: Jan. 17, 2013 8:15 am


Winter storm warning in effect until 6 p.m.

Through sunrise...Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Temperature falling to the mid 40s. Northeast wind around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Today...Very windy. Snow...Possibly mixed with rain in the morning...Then snow in the afternoon. Blowing and drifting snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 5 inches. High in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Temperature falling into the 20s. North wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the morning increasing to northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 55 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Tonight...Very windy. Much colder. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Low around 14. Northwest wind 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph in the evening decreasing to 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph after midnight.

Friday...Blustery...Colder...Sunny. High in the upper 20s. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Friday night...Clear. Low around 19. West wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.