Wintry mix with snow, sleet arriving today could mean slick roads

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Cold and breezy today
  • Wintry mix arrives tonight
  • Rainy and windy Saturday

OVERNIGHT: Clear skies with breezy conditions and cold temperatures are expected tonight, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.

Temperatures will fall into the 20s through the night before reaching a low in the upper teens.

Overnight it will be quiet with only a few clouds.

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TODAY: There will be a dry start to the day, with high temperatures in the middle 30s.

Clouds will increase, but the weather will stay dry through the afternoon and evening.

Late Friday night, moisture from a complex system will arrive. Precipitation will likely fall as a wintry mix with some snow, sleet and freezing rain and could lead to some slick roads Friday night.

SATURDAY: Around sunrise, temperatures should warm enough for precipitation to switch from a wintry mix to all rain with rounds of showers continuing through the afternoon.

High temperatures should reach to 50 degrees and gusty winds reaching 40-50 mph are possible during the first half of the day.

Some flurries could develop Saturday night.

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SUNDAY: Bitter cold will arrive Sunday morning, with temperatures in the teens. Any wet roads could be slick. Highs for the afternoon will only reach the middle 20s. The day will be breezy and cloudy.

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MONDAY: It will be a cold morning in the low teens for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will see partly cloudy skies with highs in the middle 20s.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and cold again. Highs will start in the teens and only reach a high around 30 degrees. 

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