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Winter Storm Watch Begins Late Wednesday Night

11 January, 2018, 00:27 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Winter Storm Hunter a Potential Plains Blizzard Wednesday, Thursday; Then a Mess of Snow, Ice in Ohio Valley

Overnight, the area could see as much as one inch of snow over the ice.

WHERE.Portions of west central and north central Iowa. It will be windy with whiteout conditions. Wind chills on Thursday will drop to near 20 below zero.WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

Thursday, rain and freezing rain is likely, possibly mixed with snow before 11 a.m., then snow is likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11 a.m. and noon.

The snow will be accumulating on already icy roads from overnight rains and sleet, coupled with strong northwesterly winds adding to the freezing threat.




Cold is sure, snow is still uncertain: As is often the case (here and even in colder climates), the cold weather blasting south is certain, but the chance of snow is still on shaky ground. According to the Spokesman-Review this January has featured historic lows for snowfall in the Inland Northwest as only.2 inches of snow has fallen so far in Spokane.

Thursday night: A 50 percent chance of snow before 1 a.m., low around 15. This will continue into the early afternoon Thursday as both temperatures and wind chills plummet. Blowing snow and blizzard conditions possible in these areas.

"Snow will be ongoing in Western and Northwest Iowa and a band of 4 to 7" of snow is possible in counties including, Guthrie, Greene, Boone, Webster, Wright and Hamilton Counties.

A winter weather event is possible across Middle Tennessee Friday night into Saturday, although there is still a significant amount of uncertainty, according to the National Weather Service. Winds may gust as high as 30 miles per hour.

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