Snow diminishes, sub zero wind chills follow
As the low pressure system departs this morning, a few areas are still seeing light snow with additional lake effect along the south shore. Winds behind this system are very strong out of the Northwest at 15-25 mph, gusting upwards of 45-50 mph. Due to the strong winds, roads will remain in rough shape due to blowing and drifting snow. Along with the winds will be frigid wind chills at -15- -20° degrees, so be sure to bundle up! Temperatures will fall all day today as we see some afternoon clearing. Overnight, air temperatures fall into the single digits below zero with additional wind chills on top in the teens below zero.
The day will start cold with below zero wind chills and then warm up a bit into the afternoon. We’ll see partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies and highs will be in the teens above zero. Winds will be out of the southwest at 5-10 mph. Overnight lows will drop into the single digits above and below zero.
Mostly cloudy skies for Wednesday with highs climbing into the low and mid 20s. Winds will be out of the southeast at 5-10 mph. Overnight lows drop into the teens with winds out of the south.
Thursday brings our next chance for precipitation although its too early for many details. Looks to be clipper system Thursday afternoon which could bring a rain snow mix to the region as highs will be near freezing in the afternoon. Winds will be out of the west at 10-15 mph.
A frigid start to the week following our first winter snowstorm of the season. Poor road conditions will continue through this afternoon with temperatures falling below zero. Next chance of precip looks to be Thursday, so stay tuned. Catch the latest updates each morning on CBS 3 at 5-7 and each night at 5, 6, and 10.
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