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Heavy winds and mountain snow in weekend forecast

Heavy winds and mountain snow in weekend forecast

Precipitation depends on where you live.

The snow will begin in New York City around 8 p.m. Saturday evening. Precipitation may start as rain before changing to snow.

A little bit of everything - that is what the mid-Atlantic region will experience over the next 48 hours.

-Refreeze: Friday will be rainy, then temperatures will rapidly fall into the 20s overnight. I think by Thursday we'll finally be above freezing in the morning. There is the potential for a short period of heavy snow Saturday night, which could lead to a rapid deterioration in road conditions.

The Cascades were already getting dumped on Friday morning.

Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and sleet before 1 p.m., then rain likely.

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High pressure will give us some sunshine this morning along with a seasonably cool day, but clouds move in by the afternoon ahead of our next storm system. At storm time, temperatures are expected to range from 27 to 34 degrees across New Jersey (from north to south).

Yes, despite temperatures late this past week in the 50s or 60s, winter reality will return at least briefly this weekend in the Northeast. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Winds today are not expected to become strong enough to warrant advisories according to forecasters but some weather computer models point to southerly gusts near 50mph in the western Whatcom County area.

"In Missoula, we're looking at between three to six inches of snow", he said.

If you have to travel this weekend, please be careful doing so. It is trying its hardest to turn into a bigger event for us.

A storm system will move into the area on Saturday.

UPDATE: The WSDOT has announced avalanche control is planned for U.S. 2 Stevens Pass on Saturday, February 17th between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. A lot of the snow that falls along I-95 will melt rather quickly.


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