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Weather alerts issued ahead of winter storm

13 Janvier 2018

Today's forecast also includes a 20 to 23 miles per hour north northwest wind, gusting as high as 36 miles per hour, the weather service said.

If you thought Winter Storm Grayson was rough, then you may want to duck and cover because a bigger, badder winter storm named Hunter is on its way!

Refreezing of recent rainfall and additional light icing will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges, resulting in hard travel conditions, according to the weather service. "We should see a light glaze of ice in the Tupelo area". "Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times and icy travel conditions". Low around 38. South wind 7 to 9 miles per hour.

By midday, precipitation in Indy will be falling as snow. This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very risky.

This may not be the last brush with winter precipitation for Alabama this week.

WHERE.Portions of west central, central and north central Iowa.

The forecast calls for rain Friday afternoon, which is expected to turn to freezing rain and then snow. Snow is expected later. A narrow swath of heavy snow with up to 8 inches is possible roughly from around Albert Lea to Ladysmith and Eau Claire.

The city likely won't have the ice around long enough for widespread power outages, but some areas will receive around about a quarter of an inch of accumulation - which is when power outages begin to occur. This weekend, things will warm up a bit as a chinook wind develops. Southwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Blowing snow and near-blizzard conditions are possible in some of these areas.

After a brief warm-up Thursday, forecasters say an arctic air mass will to lead to a flash freezing of precipitation.

National Weather Service advisory
National Weather Service advisory

The Weather Channel has named the storm Winter Storm Hunter.

A burst of snow is possible by the afternoon in parts of southern Oklahoma and north Texas, potentially as far south as the northern suburbs of the Dallas-Ft.

Major travel difficulties are expected by late Thursday and continuing into Friday.

Winter Storm Hunter hit parts of the United States this week, bringing snow and ice to parts of the Tennessee Valley, Ohio Valley and Great Lakes region. This will be most apparent in Pennsylvania and NY state into northern New England as the further south in the Plain States where the largest amounts of ice will be seen.

Friday Night: Rain will pick up in intensity late Friday night into Saturday morning as round number two moves in.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

A winter weather advisory will be in effect from noon today to 4 a.m. Saturday. Light freezing rain possible to start, followed by snowfall of 5 to 7 inches.

WHERE.Wabasha and Dodge County.

Weather alerts issued ahead of winter storm