Colder air arrives, flurries possible Thursday

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Near normal temperatures for today, but feeling much colder with winds gusting up to 30mph this afternoon.

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Skies will continue to clear tonight as temperatures head toward an overnight low in the 20s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Temperatures continue to drop
  • Flurries possible Thursday
  • Light accumulating snow expected this weekend

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Examples of how wind chill is calculated during the winter months.

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Blustery and cold through the night with mostly clear skies. Temperatures will drop through the 30s to an overnight low in the middle 20s, but wind chills will be in the teens. Clouds will build with a chance for a few flurries by morning, but no accumulation is expected.

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Morning lows

Morning lows

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Morning lows

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Saturday Snowfall Potential

Credit: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Saturday Snowfall Potential

Credit: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

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Saturday Snowfall Potential

Credit: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Credit: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Thursday: Mostly cloudy skies with passing flurries possible, mainly early. It will be colder with highs in the lower 30s, but breezy conditions will hold wind chills in the 20s.

Friday: Skies will be mostly sunny with some increasing clouds late. Highs will hold in the lower 30s with lows in the upper teens.

>>  County-by-County forecast

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Weekend Outlook

Weekend Outlook

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Weekend Outlook

Saturday: Cloudy skies and snow showers with accumulations of a half-inch to an inch. It will be breezy and cold with highs in the lower 30s.

Sunday: Lingering clouds with a few flurries possible. It will remain breezy and cold with a high near 30 degrees.

Monday: Clouds will increase with changes for snow showers toward evening. It will be breezy and cold with highs in the upper 30s.

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