Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Overnight Friday Snow

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Overnight Friday Snow

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Overnight Friday Snow

However, given the fact that we're now closer to the storm's arrival - the National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Storm Warning from mid-day Saturday through Sunday afternoon. "More than 4" of snow will be possible around the St. Louis area.

Portions of central Virginia, the Virginia Piedmont and extreme southern Maryland.

The snow ends early Saturday morning with sunshine returning and highs staying in the 30s.

We will recover pretty quickly after that storm with highs in the 40s for the weekend and more sunshine.

Precipitation is expected to continue to fall on Saturday.

The winter weather is expected to move into the Kansas City metro area around sunrise Friday, with a brief period of wintry mix possible in southeast Kansas and western Missouri.

The advisory runs essentially along and south of I-80 where light snow is expected to create slick travel conditions. A midwest storm will make headlines, however Michiana will be on the northern edge, with marginal snowfall. Moisture from Lake Michigan may produce a little boost in the snow around Chicago. South of the Triad less than ½ inch of snow and sleet. Most of the day will be dry but scattered showers will move in Saturday night. In a few pockets within this icy zone, there may be enough to weigh down trees and power lines, but the main concern will be for slippery roads and sidewalks.

There is high confidence the event will occur and there is moderate confidence regarding snow and ice amounts as well as impacts.

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