Winter weather could cause problems for Wednesday morning commute

Winter weather could cause problems for Wednesday morning commute

"Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected".

For now, all is quiet.

After an overnight low of 18, the temp will rebound to 38 on Tuesday, even though it will be cloudy.

Friday night, the low will be around 20 with a 30 percent chance of snow, according to the weather service. Friday looks like the more significant of the two.

The widespread storm snow will taper off quickly Wednesday evening. The timing will be tricky, arriving just after the morning commute.

Get out the scrapers and snow shovels, again. That transition will happen first along the shoreline (least snow), and last in northwest CT (more snow). Our temps take a dip, and stay there.

As the storm departs, there may be some wintry mix on the back edge of the precipitation. A wintry mix is possible well south of St. Louis into early Wednesday morning.

Tuesday is expected to be cooler and cloudy with a high of around 40, according to the NWS forecast. As the evening continues, freezing rain is likely, possibly mixed with snow and becoming all freezing after midnight. As temperatures fall Sunday night, anything that is wet and untreated will likely freeze.

Temperatures will start off in the low 30s Monday morning with mostly sunny skies along the I-25 corridor and eastern plains. With cold northwest winds between 10-15 miles per hour during the day, highs will only reach the upper teens and low 20s.

The rain-snow line as of now is projected to be south of Crawford and Morrow counties, and if that line changes, so will the amount of snow received in this part of the state. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

A chance of snow, mainly after 2 p.m. "Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving", the weather service reported, regarding Monday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

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