NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: Wed., Dec. 19th 2012

Weather

December 19th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

405 AM CST WED DEC 19 2012

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. HIGH IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 9 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 9 TO 10 INCHES. LOW IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. WINDY…COLDER. HIGH IN THE MID 20S. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY…COLDER. LOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WIND NEAR 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW 10 TO 15. HIGH AROUND 30.