Snow tonight, extreme cold next week

January 1st, 2014 at 4:29 pm by under Weather

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Happy New Year! The first week of 2014 is turning out to be a very active one, with several big weather stories. Of course, tonight we’re watching snow and the arrival of colder air for the remainder of the week. The bigger story will be the arrival of a weekend snow storm along with the coldest temperatures in years.

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Tonight:
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
The Winter Weather Advisory is in place until 7PM Thursday for accumulating snow tonight and early Thursday. Snowfall totals will likely be between 2 to 4 inches. Overnight lows will be around 20 degrees.

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Thursday:
Morning snow will taper off during the day, and temperatures will drop throughout the day. Strong northwest winds will keep wind chills low. Low near 5 degrees.

Next 3 days

Friday:
Sunny but continued cold. High of 20 degrees. Low near 14.

Saturday:
Partly cloudy and warmer with a high of 33. Lows around 25 degrees.

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Sunday:
Our second snow of 2014 arrives late Sunday bringing accumulating snow. It’s too early to nail down snow totals, but early model guidance suggest at least as much snow as the first system. Highs near 30 with lows near 2. Very strong north winds will kick in during the day and bring very cold air. Lows near 0.

Next Week:
Snow wraps up Monday, but strong winds continue. Highs next week could be some of the coldest in years with a high near 0 on Tuesday. Overnight lows could dip into the -10s. Extreme cold and strong winds will become the big story for next week.

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