'Quick Hitting,' Quick Melting Snowstorm Predicted for Morning Commute
Apr 04 2018 by Cristina Jennings
At the same time another cold front will cross the divide, bringing another round of cold air.
"Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the evening commute", the Weather Service said in its updated winter weather advisory. Westerly wind 10 to 20 miles per hour.
The NWS is advising residents to consider adjusting travel plans around the storm, which is expected to start overnight with a rain/snow mix, so ice accumulations are possible for early morning commuters. "This will bring another round of gusty winds and a reinforcing shot of arctic air". There's even a chance for an isolated rumble of thunder!
Sunday will be a cooler day for the area.
But we're not done with our active weather pattern yet! Hazardous winter conditions threaten parts of Quebec with the risk of freezing rain and heavy snow through Wednesday.
The snow slicked roads for the morning commute to work and caused problems typical for a snow storm.
Another round of rain is likely on Friday.
Dunten said Tuesday afternoon that forecasters were getting reports of rain, sleet, and snow. Some of our guidance shows this all ending as a mix/snow on the backside heading into Saturday morning.
Olson said cold and wet weather could potentially delay the start of city construction projects to have a May start instead of an April one. Nasty winds that could gust as high as 55 miles per hour after the storms move out.
"If i think back to Friday, Friday was handsome, and we were selling fertilizer like crazy.and you turn around and Saturday morning and we're digging ice melt out of the warehouse", Baranczyk said. The spring storm is expected to drop up to five inches of snow in certain parts of the northeastern United States. Rainy, but warmer, weather is expected mid-to-late week.
TONIGHT: Rain tapers to scattered showers.
However, there is still some uncertainty as to the exact track of the low pressure area.
We're talking rain showers and possible thunderstorms on Wednesday. Windy. High: Near 60. That's a big difference from highs tomorrow to highs on Thursday.