Updated Thursday morning forecast — January 11th, 2018

TODAY: Spotty light rain showers or sprinkles exiting late this morning – Watch for slick spots. Clouds perhaps a few break of sun this afternoon. A high around 45. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and staying mild. Rain developing overnight. Risk of icy spots on back gravel roads. A low around 40. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

FRIDAY: Gray. Periods of rain, blustery at times with areas of fog. Milder with a high pushing close to 50. South winds 10 to 25 mph gust over 40 mph across elevated terrain.

Looking further Ahead…

Winter Storm Watch Goes into Effect Friday Evening through Saturday Evening

FRIDAY NIGHT: Periods of rain, freezing rain with ice accumulation transitioning to a “wintry mix of sleet and eventually snow moderate at times. Very poor travel! Sharply colder! Temperatures falling into the low 20s to upper teens.

SATURDAY: Overcast with a sleety-snowfall. Accumulations 3 to locally 7”. Snowfall likely more northern and western areas up to locally 12”. Temperatures falling through the teens.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny but much colder. A low near zero to 10 below. A high 5 to 10 above.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny with some high clouds. Frigid. A low 15 to 20 below. A high in the single digits above zero.

TUESDAY: Partial morning sun then clouding up with a chance for flurries late. A low around zero. A high moderating back into the 20s.

WEDNESDAY: Gray. Chance for snow and a risk for mixed precipitation. A low in the teens. A high in the 20s.

Average lows in the single digits above zero. Normal highs in the 20s.

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