Published: Sun, February 25, 2018
Sports | By Sarah Myers

Freezing rain expected to end early Wednesday morning as PEI temperatures rise

Freezing rain expected to end early Wednesday morning as PEI temperatures rise

A winter weather advisory for snow is issued when periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties.

WHAT.Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches across west central Iowa Thursday morning and one to two inches across northern Iowa Thursday evening. Wind: NE/E 5-15. High: 36.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain, high near 41.

"We may start out as light snow, then transition to more of a sleet event and then freezing rain as tomorrow night progresses", said Brad Ketcham, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. Thursday's high temperature is expected to be 38 degrees.

With about three-fourths of the state of Kansas City under a winter weather advisory, Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered the closure of state government through Thursday for nonessential employees in Shawnee County.

The Oklahoma City forecast shows rain ahead for Friday, but sunshine returning by Sunday.

Tonight: Light snow this evening, freezing drizzle/patchy sleet late.

Additional ice accumulation will be up to another tenth of an inch.

We'll have a cloudy, cool Thursday afternoon. Temperatures this morning have fallen back into the 40s for many with 30s across the Poconos, northwestern New Jersey, and Schuylkill County. Lows under mostly cloudy skies will be in the 20s, according to NWS. The freezing drizzle will occur mainly at the end of this event. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 miles per hour in the morning. The wet weather expected to move into the Stateline, starting on Thursday through Saturday.

Sun: High: 57 Low: 29 Mostly sunny.

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