The National Weather Service has placed our area under a Winter Storm Watch from 1pm Saturday to 7pm Sunday. A storm system moving out of the mid-Mississippi Valley will affect a large part of the area with wintry weather, beginning Saturday and lasting into early Sunday night. Areas north of Route 460 are expected to see predominantly snow, with snow mixing with sleet and freezing rain further south. Greatest impact is expected Saturday night into Sunday morning. Wintry weather begins to taper off by Sunday evening. Heavy mixed precipitation possible.Total combined snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 4 inches, and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch possible.
In the forecast – sunny and 44 today, clouds and 24 tonight, snow could begin between 10 am and 1 pm Saturday then change to rain and snow in the afternoon with a high of 33 – less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation is expected, Saturday night look for snow until 10pm then a mix of snow and sleet between 10pm and 11pm, then all sleet after 11pm with a low of 29 – 1 to 3 inches of snow and sleet possible, Sunday snow and sleet before noon then snow mixed with rain from noon to 1pm, all snow after 1pm with a high of 33 – another 1 to 2 inches of new snow and sleet possible, more snow is possible Sunday night with a low of 29. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent Saturday, 90 percent Saturday night, 80 percent Sunday, and 40 percent Sunday night. Weather-related announcements will be posted at whee.net. Call or text us at 276-403-0364, email us at email@example.com, or fax us at 276-632-3316.