Updated |Thursday morning forecast — March 21st, 2019

TODAY: Some hints of early sun, then gray but milder. Rain showers developing toward far southern and western areas this afternoon overspreading the region before dark. A high around 45. Sap run likely. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT: Cloudy. Evening rain showers. Rain or rain showers mixing with wet snow flakes higher terrain gradually mixing with wet snow overnight. Slushy accumulation of an inch with slippery travel in spots. A low near 32. Southeast winds 10 mph.

Winter Storm Watch Green Mountains and northern tier regions Friday into Saturday morning…

FRIDAY: Gray. Periods of wet slushy snow possibly mixed with rain valley floors. Slushy accumulation 1 to 3 inches valleys but several inches above 1500 ft. A high around 35. Winds becoming north to northeast 10 mph.

Looking further ahead…

FRIDAY NIGHT: Periods of wet snow likely…possibly mixed with rain valley floors. Additional accumulation of a few inches especially Green Mountains and points west. A low upper 20s to low 30s.

SATURDAY: Snow…tapering to scattered snow showers and flurries in the morning before exiting. Intervals of afternoon sunshine developing away from the mountains. Blustery. A high 30 to 35. Gusty northwest winds.

SUNDAY: A beauty. Sunshine giving way to some high cloudiness. A low 15 to 20. A reaching into the mid 40s – Likely a sap run.

MONDAY: Cloudy. Chance for accumulating snow showers. Light coating of wet snow possible. A low in the 20s. A high 30 to 35.

Average lows in the upper-teens to mid 20s. Average highs in the 40s.