Freezing rain, sleet expected into Thursday

25 February, 2018, 00:19 | Author: Nora May
  • Rain & freezing rain in the forecast

A mix of freezing drizzle, sleet and some snow will persist through the morning to create an ice glaze on surfaces to start your Thursday, especially on anything that hasn't been treated.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect now through Midnight Friday as a disturbance is moved into the area this morning giving us a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

Very little ice, snow or sleet accumulation is expected. An afternoon thunderstorm ushered in declining temperatures, expected to drop down into the mid-20s overnight.

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Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 2 p.m., then rain and snow between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., then snow after 4 p.m., high near 35. "Another 1/2" to 1" of a sleet/snow combo is possible from this round but there is also the potential for up to 0.1" of freezing rain & drizzle along with it too. Friday will certainly be a raw and damp day again as yet another round of rain is expected to move in later in the morning through the afternoon. Northerly winds of 10-13 miles per hour will make it feel like the teens in the morning to low to mid 20s in the afternoon.

Expect lows on Friday night to hover a few degrees on either side of 30, so plan on a gradual fall through the 30s if you're going to be out and about on Friday night. Mostly cloudy with a low around 44. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Mostly cloudy skies will be overhead apart from the snow showers. High near 36. North wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Police and firefighters rescued people from vehicles stranded in high water Tuesday at two sites in Janesville.



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