Update Friday morning – Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from noon until 7am Saturday. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from 11pm tonight to 10am Sunday.
Snow, blowing snow and high winds will impact travel across the county for the weekend. 2-4 inches are forecast by the National Weather Service for most locations, locally higher amounts are possible. With the bitterly cold wind chills the Weather Service reminds that hypothermia and frostbite are possible if precautions are not taken while outside.
After a big of a break from the snow on Thursday the High Country is in line get more, both to end the week and the start of next week. On Thursday the National Weather Service stated that there are “multiple winter concerns” to continue through at least Sunday.
Up-slope snow showers are likely along the western slopes of the mountains Friday night and into Saturday. The snow showers should taper to flurries by Saturday evening, the Weather Service notes Wind chills below zero will once again become a weather headline Friday night and lasting into Sunday. Wind Chill Advisories and even a Wind Chill Warning will be issued for the area for the weekend.
For the start of next week yet more snow is forecast for the High Country for Monday and Tuesday. The Weather Service is not mentioning possible totals yet, but they did say significant amounts are possible.