Snow, Ice & Rain This Weekend

Snow showers are trying to move east through Indiana…the snow isn’t hitting the ground yet since the air is so dry.  Later today the air will saturate and support some snowflakes this afternoon.  This evening the snow picks up and will slowly accumulate.  Warmer air moves in from the south overnight tonight.  We see the snow change to a wintry mix then to rain.  A brief period of freezing rain and sleet could add up to a tenth of an inch of ice accumulation daybreak Saturday.  That will melt as temps continue to rise and rain moves in Saturday afternoon.  Snowfall totals will be a little higher in northern Indiana where temps stay below freezing for much of this system.

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Temps are milder this morning in the 20s and lower 30s.  Today’s temps slowly rise to above freezing for many spots.  Temps stay steady or rise slowly overnight.

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Saturday’s high temps reach the upper 30s and lower 40s.  On Sunday temps plummet to the mid 20s, but at least we are dry.

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Our next system moves in Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday.  The track of this system still varies between forecast models.  This greatly affects what kind of precipitation we could see.  Some of Indiana will get heavy snow, some will get more ice and others will get heavy rain.  Stay tuned as we get closer to the event.  Once the forecast models get some consistency we will give snow totals… at that point we will feel confident that you have an accurate forecast from the Forecast 8 team.

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