Snow stops, but roads remain slick

Now that the snow has wound down, falling temperatures will allow freeze-over everywhere across the region with lows near 10 degrees by sunrise, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek said.

Overnight, temperatures will plunge in the wake of a cold front moving through, Wirdzek said.

“This will make for a messy commute on all untreated roads,” Wirdzek said, as a breeze will push wind chill values to near or below zero. “The morning commute will be tough, especially before sunrise, on all back and side roads, though the main roads will probably be OK.”

Thursday: After a frigid and potentially treacherous morning commute, the day be very cold, even with some sun in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper teens with wind chill values in the single digits to near zero at times.

Friday: It will be mostly sunny with a southerly breeze increasing, which will bring in some slightly milder air. Highs will reach the mid-30s.

Saturday: Clouds will be on the increase, but the southerly breeze will make it even milder. Highs will be in the low 40s.

Sunday: Rain at times is expected as a weak cold front sags in from the north. The rain may end briefly as wet snow late in the evening, but little to no accumulation is expected. Early highs will be in the mid-40s, before temperatures drop into the 30s late in the day.

Monday: A passing snow shower will be possible. Highs will be in the mid-30s.

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