Winter Weather is Likely Sunday Morning Across Foothills and Western Piedmont


Confidence has grown today that the region will see a bout of winter weather startimg very late Saturday and lasting through the morning hours of Sunday.

A strong hybrid cold air damming is in place and waiting for an upper low and surface low to move east on Saturday east of the Mississippi River.

Moisture will spread over the cold pool after midnight on Saturday to produce a winter mix of precipitaton. It could begin as snow in some areas but will likely change to sleet and freezing rain before temperatures warm just enough late in the morning to turn everything over to a cold rain.

Below is our first call on both snow amounts and ice potential across the region…

With the increased confidence in Winter Weather, the Winter Storm Index has been raised to Level 2…

The gallery below is a forecast matrix for the various microclimates in our eight county coverage area. The matrix shows what the model generated high end (left column) and low end (middle column) scenarios are compared to our official forecast (right column)

Scroll through the different maps to find your local area…

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