SNOW coming down, then blowing sideways

Drivers can expect reduce visibilities and drifting snow on the roads.

The Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through 5 p.m.

The widespread and steady snow will become more scattered in nature by mid-day and taper to stray flurries this afternoon. Our attention will then shift to the hazards of blowing and drifting snow as winds stream in from the north and gust to 25mph. Visibilities will be greatly reduced and the drifts will makes snow deep in spots, especially on east & west heading roadways. Be smart and safe if you must head out.

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Overnight another Arctic Blast slides in and with some partial clearing and diminishing winds our temps will fall into the single digits by daybreak. Your Thursday will be partly sunny and very cold with highs in the mid-teens.

We grow dangerously cold and firmly into Frostbite/Hypothermia Territory Thursday night, with clearing skies. We'll drop way below zero early Friday morning. Friday offers mostly sunny skies as the center of the Arctic High drifts will top out in the single digits - that's right, 8 or 9 degrees!

We're partly cloudy and cold Saturday with light snow on Sunday and another Arctic Blast and bitter cold early next week.

It will be dangerous to be stuck outside for prolonged periods of time in the days to come.

Officials have been reviewing road conditions and have placed several county snow emergencies. Many counties remain under a Level 2 or Level 3 snow emergencies.

Temperatures range from mid-teens into the lower 20's on your way out the door.

Drivers can expect reduce visibilities and drifting snow on the roads.

Winds will strengthen by the afternoon, making roads challenging in the open country.


Complete forecast from WNWO Weather Team


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