Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect at 6 Thursday Night

WEATHER     Weather alerts issued ahead of winter storm     
       This storm is bringing a blast of ice and snow

WEATHER Weather alerts issued ahead of winter storm This storm is bringing a blast of ice and snow

Just to show you how much the temperatures will fluctuate over the next several days, check out the roller coaster highs we're expecting.

Snow, mainly before midnight. Some slight ice accumulations along with a few inches of snow could occur.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Memphis and Shelby County along with DeSoto County in MS and Crittenden County in Arkansas.

Here's what forecasters are saying.

"Snow persists into Saturday morning, then tapers off around midday", the weather service said. "Rivers and streams could see sudden rises in vicinity of these ice jams".

Tuesday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

Friday's return to wintry weather follows spring-like conditions from Wednesday and Thursday as Thursday's temperatures reached into the low 50-degree range.

Bowers says metro Detroit will dry out Friday night as temps drop back down in to the teens and stay there Saturday, where we might get a flurry or two.

Light snow showers possible Monday with temperatures near 30.

Today: Areas of fog before noon.

That wintry mess will then arrive in parts of the interior Northeast Friday night into Saturday. North wind 14 to 18 miles per hour.

It will rain on and off before 4 p.m.

The temperature was 29 degrees at 9 a.m.in Wyandotte County, and temperatures are expected to fall to around 18 degrees by 5 p.m. Strong gusty winds will also be felt at speeds of 25-35 miles per hour. By the time the storm passes on Thursday evening, anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow will have fallen. Rain will be steady and heavy at times.

Madison's record snowfall for January 10 is 5.3 inches, set in 1974. Chance of precipitation is 100%. As much as six inches will be possible in southeast Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the western upper peninsula of MI.

Friday Night: Rain. Widespread fog. The low will be around 10, with wind chill values between minus 3 and 2. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. It will be blustery with a northwest wind gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. However, overnight lows will still dip down below the freezing point, potentially resulting in rough conditions on the roads.

Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

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