UPDATE – Thursday Dec 15 7:13pm
The possibility for some sleet and/or freezing rain could bring light icing for overnight Friday and into Saturday morning. Icing amounts are forecast to be spotty and very light in the High Country, according to the National Weather Service. Slippery conditions should be expected on untreated surfaces, especially areas like porches, steps etc.
UPDATE Thursday Dec 15 1:43pm
Wind Advisory has been extended until 2pm.
Video update from Brad Panovich
UPDATE Wednesday Dec 14 5:46pm –
A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from midnight until 6am Friday. A Wind Advisory is also in effect from midnight until noon Thursday. The National Weather Service says that wind chills 5 to 10 below zero will be possible from late tonight (Wednesday) through Thursday night. Temperatures are forecast to drop into the single digits Thursday night.
Northwest winds of 20-30 mph are likely, with gusts up to 50 mph possible.
Update Wednesday December 14 – Here’s an update from Brad Panovich on the winter weather possibilities that are ahead.
December 13, 2016 – Wind chill readings below zero will be the main weather story as the work week comes to an end, as the High Country is in line for another round of cold weather.
Much colder conditions arrive on Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Wind chills above zero and below zero are forecast Wednesday night through Thursday night. Sustained winds of 20-30 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph are expected, the Weather Service said in a Wednesday weather summary.
Along with the bitter cold will be the chance for freezing rain or sleet after midnight on Friday night and into Saturday morning. Warmer air is expected for Saturday as forecast highs bounce back to the upper 40s for many local locations. It is shaping up to be a soggy weekend however, as rain chances range from 40% to 80% Saturday and Sunday.