Tracking Zeta: Rain, Wind & Snow

Tracking Zeta: Rain, Wind & Snow

Heavy rain continues to build into the area this afternoon. Expect cool temperatures today with highs only in the upper 40s and low 50s. Overnight will be windy with gusts 30-40MPH expected, slightly higher farthest south and east.

Heavy rain continues through the evening and overnight into Friday morning. 1-2″ of rain can be expected for most, even some higher totals possible. As the remnants of Zeta pull away, even colder air rushes in and the precipitation may end as some wet snow Friday morning. Little to no accumulation expected for our area, with the exception of some wet snow on grassy surfaces for areas farthest north and west. Temperatures will drop as Friday progresses, 40s in the morning but down into the 30s by the afternoon.

Rain Futurecast Snow Obs

Wlne Earth Design2We clear out and stay very chilly overnight into early Saturday, lows in the low to mid 30s. It will be breezy so the ground should dry but there could be a few icy spots Saturday morning. Halloween looks sunny and cold with highs only in the mid to upper 40s. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday morning. Set the clocks back an hour before you go to bed and it’s a good reminder to check the batteries in your smoke detectors as well. Sunday we see increasing clouds with highs in the upper 50s. Some late-day/evening showers possible.

Partly sunny, cool and windy into the start of next week.

Chelsea Priest, ABC6 Stormtracker Meteorologist 

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