NWS Predicts At Least 5 Inches Of Snow For Monday

NWS snow total prediction map for Sunday night-Monday

The National Weather Service on Saturday predicted five or more inches of snow for late Sunday night and Monday.

The NWS issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire area on Saturday afternoon:

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…POTENTIAL FOR FIVE OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET WITH SOME ICE ACCUMULATION FROM FREEZING RAIN ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TIMING…FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LOOKS TO BEGIN OVERNIGHT SUNDAY WITH SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES…LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S OVERNIGHT SUNDAY…FALLING INTO THE MID 20S FOR MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS…POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE AND SNOW SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY. BOTH THE MONDAY MORNING AND MONDAY AFTERNOON RUSH HOURS WOULD BE AFFECTED.


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