Last Updated 2 years ago by Devontae Jackson.
Snow, rain, and feeezing rain is expected tomorrow. Good afternoon everyone, models have been suggesting for the last couple of days that we could see some freezing rain and some snow. This scenario looks like it will play out tomorrow. For those of you that may be heading to church tomorrow morning, please be aware of the weather. Snow will start around 8 AM tomorrow. Some of that snow maybe mixing in with some freezing rain as we head towards the 12 o’clock hour tomorrow afternoon. Also, this is very important, please note the snow, freezing rain, and rain will move from west to east tomorrow. So those who live west of I-75 and along the I-70 corridor will see this wintery precip first, just pointing that out.
As we head past noon and into 1 o’clock hour in the afternoon tomorrow. Snow and freezing rain will really begin to move into the area. If you have any plans tomorrow afternoon you may want to reschedule them. It looks like most of the area will see freezing rain first and the snow will wrap around after the freezing rain leaves the area. Freezing rain will stick with us through the afternoon and into Sunday evening. Again we will have a mix of snow, freezing rain, and regular rain. Regular rain is expected south towards Butler, Warren, and Clinton counties. A few sleet pellets may even mix in tomorrow. As we head towards midnight Monday, we will begin to see that transition from rain, freezing rain, and again possible sleet to just snow. Snow will last through your Monday morning commute. Thankfully it is Presidents’ Day and many of us will not have to be out on the roads Monday morning, but. If you do have to be out Monday morning make sure to take it slow on the roads as roads will still probably be slick.
Ok, let’s talk about ice accumulation now. As we head into Sunday afternoon, ice accumulations could be around five hundredths of an inch of ice. That is very little ice but that is still enough ice to make you lose traction on the roads. As we head into Sunday evening ice accumulations could be nearing one tenth of an inch of ice. Now this particular model which is the NAM NEST or NAM 3K model is hinting that a few select areas may get higher than one tenth of an inch of ice. It also shows ice accumulation for some of getting near 2 tenths of an inch. If some do get up to two tenths of an inch of ice. Now we’re talking about possible power outages, small tree limbs falling off trees, and road conditions that will get worse.
I believe we will see at least a trace of ice, most likely around five hundredths of an inch of ice, and at most around one tenth of an inch of ice. Not going to rule out, that some may see a little more ice accumulation than one tenth of an inch. Right now it looks like ice accumulation could be widespread.
Snow accumulation looks to be widespread as well, but. It doesn’t look to be that much snow. We will see at least a trace of snow, at most around five hundredths of an inch of snow, and at most an inch of snow. Snow accumulations look to be higher as you go up towards Mercer County.
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