Chattanooga expected to get at least a half inch of snow Tuesday
- Author: Leroy Wright Jan 15, 2018,
Jan 15, 2018, 21:43
The colder temperatures will linger through most of next week. The Hill Country could see single-digit wind chill. A round of snow will accompany the passage of the front Monday night into early Tuesday morning.
The Winter Weather Advisory affects portions of southeast MI and will be in effect until 7 p.m.
Wind chills as low as 15 below to 24 below zero are anticipated.
For the latest road conditions, call 511, or visit www.kcscout.net in the Kansas City area.
This arctic front will approach northern Kansas Sunday evening. Temperatures will fall through the night to below freezing before sunrise on Tuesday, with a frigid high of 29 degrees expected.
Behind the snow comes the frigid air. "The higher elevations in southeastern Kentucky have the best chance of seeing 2-3+" of snow. Total new snow accumulation tonight will range from a trace to 1 inch. Gusty winds through the day Monday will produce blowing snow as well.
WHAT.Accumulating snow possible. Total snow accumulations of one half to two inches are possible.
Monday the high is expected to reach the mid-20s, according to meteorologist Patrick Walsh at the to National Weather Service in Weldon Spring.
Dangerously cold wind chills of 25 below to 35 below zero will develop across western and southern Minnesota Sunday night, and expand to include central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin by Monday evening.
The bigger story will be the brutally cold temperatures on the return for Tuesday and Tuesday night, with lows rivaling our hard freeze back a few weeks ago.
Our next system will push into western Kansas Saturday afternoon, bringing another round of rain and snow into the state through Sunday morning.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for snow accumulations that may impact travel.
Flurries and light snow have already started for the first commute of the workweek, so plan for some extra time on the commute to be on the safe side. Winds could gust as high as 36 miles per hour. We should all at least break into the 40s under partly cloudy skies. Winds W at 15 to 25 miles per hour. Wind: N 10-20. Low: 2.
Tue: Hi: 10 Lo: -9 Sunny and bitterly cold. Blowing snow and lower visibility will be possible during the afternoon bands due to higher wind speeds.