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Read the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

Published On: Feb 27 2013 06:28:32 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 11 2016 10:56:11 AM EST
StormTrack 5 Team

CLEARING SKIES, BUT COLD TODAY

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING FRIDAY MORNING

SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY

BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE ICY ROADS

Today: Cold and breezy. Decreasing clouds. Highs 26-33. West wind 5-20 mph.

Tonight: Clouds increasing. Winds dying down. Cold. Lows 18-25. Winds light and variable.

Friday: Snow showers likely. More clouds than sun. Breezy, but not quite as cold. Highs 31-38. West wind 5-20 mph.

WEATHER SUMMARY:

Expect decreasing clouds today, but it will still be cold!  Highs today will be in the mid 20s to lower 30s.  Make sure to wear layers!  Keep the pets indoors.  You may want to leave the faucets dripping to avoid any pipe bursts.

A clipper system races in Friday morning producing snow showers.  They will continue off and on through early Saturday morning.  Accumulations of around 1" or less is possible in the valleys with 1-3" in the mountains (possibly more up top).  Be alert for slick roads in some areas Friday into early Saturday.

Another Arctic blast arrives Saturday with high temperatures staying BELOW our average low!  Decreasing clouds Saturday after a few morning flurries.  Cold and dry on Valentine's Day Sunday with increasing clouds.

We are keeping a close eye on a possible winter storm early next week.  Snow is likely on Monday, but it could be mixed with rain, freezing rain, and sleet.  Snow looks likely Monday night into part of Tuesday.  Accumulating snow is possible in the valleys and likely in the mountains (possibly heavy).  Stay tuned, as specifics are not yet known.

Looking down the road, there is light at the end of the tunnel!  Warmer by Wednesday!

Temperature Outlook: Highs near 30 today, 30s Friday, 20s Saturday, near 30 Sunday, 30s Monday, and 40s Tuesday.  Lows near 20 through Friday night, single digits Saturday night (getting close to the record low of 3 set in 1971), and 20s Sunday night.

Our average high is 49°, low 27°.

Meteorologist David Boyd