Published: Wed, February 07, 2018
Medicine | By Douglas Stevenson

Snow, sleet, freezing rain forecast for region

Snow, sleet, freezing rain forecast for region

"Heavy snow (is) possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 inches or more over all of the watch area".

"Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday", the NWS said in a statement.

Once we approach sunrise, most of the precipitation should begin to ease off the radar with spotty freezing drizzle and/or flurries possible through midday. Areas of southern Kentucky will already be seeing a transition over to rain early this morning, while this transition won't occur for northern parts of Kentucky until later this morning.

On Wednesday, the sun will rise at 7:33:53 a.m. and set at 5:55:20 p.m.

While flurries are possible early today, the first wave of snow is expected mainly after 4 p.m., the weather service said.

Snow has been falling for much of the afternoon in McLean County and snow plow crews are out, clearing the roads.

Starting mid-morning, one to two inches of light, fluffy snow is expected to fall on Grand Island.

Morgan County saw some light snow on Sunday and will likely get another small dose of the white stuff Monday evening, a National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist said.

Tonight, there is a 60 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11 p.m., according to the weather service. High near 71. South wind around 10 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. Amounts were generally an inch or less, but the snow came in heavier bursts and gusty winds.

Monday: Mostly sunny, high near 28.

Friday A chance of snow between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Sunday's storm here brought from 2 inches in the Susquehanna River Valley to 5 or more inches in the higher elevations north and west of Lock Haven.

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