Updated forecast from the National Weather Service

A winter storm warning remains in effect from midnight tonight until 6 am Thursday

Tonight: Snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 27. Calm wind becoming east between 5 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. 

Wednesday: Rain and snow, possibly mixed with sleet before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. High near 36. Breezy, with a east wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

Wednesday Night: Snow and areas of blowing snow before midnight, then areas of blowing snow and scattered snow between midnight and 3am, then areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of snow after 3am. Low around 30. Windy, with a north wind between 24 and 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible. 

Thursday: Areas of blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a north wind between 18 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind between 11 and 14 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.


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