Alabama school closings and delays today because of winter weather

Marie Harrington
January 11, 2018

Several rain showers are expected Thursday night into Friday. Very windy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 19 miles per hour becoming north 27 to 32 miles per hour after midnight. We'll see the "high" temperature for Friday around midnight with temps in the upper 30s and falling to below freezing by daybreak Friday.

South wind at 5-10 miles per hour.

Spokane is expected to get about 1 to 3 inches of snow. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. By 4pm, the average area temperature will be 4 degrees, but the wind chill could drop to -20 with northwest winds gusting to 31 miles per hour. Freezing rain is also possible during the morning on Thursday.

The heaviest snow is expected to begin tapering off after 10 a.m., Tesar said, with scattered accumulation continuing through Wednesday afternoon. The combination of accumulating snowfall and the strong winds may produce blizzard conditions.

Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.

Today's forecast includes patchy fog before 10 a.m., and a high of 54 in the afternoon, according to the weather service.

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With a stiff north wind, wind chills will dip to as low as -20° in some spots. Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts is possible, along with a glaze of ice. A few rumbles of thunder will even be possible in the evening with heavier bouts of rain.

Monday and Tuesday bring a 30 percent chance of snow showers, and high of 24.

Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 42 and an overnight low of 21.

Kyle Weisser (WISER) with the National Weather Service says the track of the storm is moving north.

"When we have more snow, it brings more people", said resort spokeswoman Thea Hardy.

Other reports by TheSundaySentinel

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