Our next chance for precipitation is Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Snow and a wintry mix is possible along and north of I-70, with rain to the south. Light accumulations are expected right now, but this could still cause some issues for the commute Thursday morning. It is still too early for details, but the chances for a winter storm and accumulating snowfall continue for Friday night into Saturday. Dangerously cold temperatures are then expected behind this system. Temperatures below zero degrees are possible for lows, with wind chills as low as -25F. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:
Today: Areas of dense fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday: Patchy fog between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 31. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers, freezing rain, and sleet before midnight, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with sleet between midnight and 5 a.m., then snow showers likely after 5 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers and freezing rain before 10 a.m., then a slight chance of freezing rain between 10 a.m. and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday: A chance of snow after noon, mixing with freezing rain after 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night: Snow and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7 p.m. Low around 17. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 7.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.