Weather Authority: Snow and ice ahead in Round 2 of wintry conditions
Feb 12 2019
"As far as an impact standpoint for people in the area, the morning is going to be way worse for travel than the end of the day".
Monday's forecast calls for a chance of more freezing rain before 4 p.m. followed by a "wintry mix" of rain, snow and sleet that could affect the area until Tuesday afternoon, the weather service said. This will put a lid on any freezing rain potential.
We're expecting at least an inch of snow overnight before the precipitation freezes up. The evening commute will be highly impacted.
There aren't any notable weather patterns today or tonight and the morning commute on Tuesday will also be dry.
Pacific Northwest residents, more accustomed to rain than snow, found themselves digging out yet again as a fresh round of storms moved over the area, with an additional punch to come early this week.
A wintry mix is likely to pass through the region before changing into rain along the coast Tuesday.
Temps are expected in the upper 20s, lower 30s overnight and into Tuesday morning.
The storm will taper off by Wednesday.
Conditions are expected to be mild, however, with high temperatures near 45 Wednesday, 42 Thursday, 49 Friday, and 51 Saturday, forecasters said.
A WINTER STORM WATCH is in effect for Mifflin and Juniata counties until 6PM Tuesday.
The Latest on winter weather in parts of the U.S. Hazardous travel expected during this time frame! Another round of winter weather is on the way for Greater Danbury and the Hudson Valley with snow and some mixed precipitation.
At the same time the snow is falling, warmer air will be moving northward at high levels of the atmosphere, changing the snow to sleet.
The city's extreme cold weather alerts are issued when the temperature is forecast to reach -15 degrees C or colder, or when the wind chill is forecast to reach -20 or colder.