Friday, January 17th Weather

      WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TODAY
      BLIZZARD WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
 
TODAY:  WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW WITH SOUTH/SOUTHEAST WINDS GUSTING TO 45 MPH.   HIGH: INTO THE 20S.   SNOWFALL BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON.   1 TO 3 INCHES OF NEW SNOW TODAY.
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY:  SNOW, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IN RURAL AREAS.  WIND TURNS NORTHWESTERLY OVERNIGHT … 30 TO 45 MPH, GUSTING TO 55 MPH.  ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 6 INCHES, WITH SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING.  LOW: NEAR ZERO.   STEADY TEMPS NEAR ZERO TOMORROW.
SATURDAY NIGHT:  SNOWFALL ENDS, BUT THE 40+ MPH WINDS CONTINUE, ALTHOUGH DIMINISH TO 15 TO 30 MPH BY SUNDAY MORNING.   LOW: NEAR 10 BELOW.  WIND CHILLS IN THE 30S BELOW.
SUNDAY:  PARTLY SUNNY.  HIGH: NEAR ZERO.   WIND: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK:  SUNNY TO PARTLY SUNNY, DRY WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES.  LOWS NEAR ZERO.  HIGHS: TEENS AND 20S.