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Winter storm expected to bring snow, poor travel conditions

Winter storm expected to bring snow, poor travel conditions

Christmas will be quiet and mild again, but this time it will bring a mostly cloudy sky. The northeastern plains also have the best chance for moderate to heavy snow by Thursday morning. More than 75% of the country is snow-deprived this year.

Travel will be very hard along Interstates 70 and 76 into Kansas and Nebraska, as 4-8 inches of snow, 0.1 inch of ice and 40 mph-plus wind gusts will be possible. But, it finally looks as if there is some agreement about our prospects for some Christmas snow as we close in on the holiday.

"We could get snow, or maybe a cold rain", he said Monday.

Temperatures will drop back down to freezing tonight with a low of 32 degrees, the weather service said.

High temperatures will be in the low 40s, with lows in the mid-30s.

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"Confidence continues to increase a winter storm will impact much of the central U.S.in the days following Christmas". Some light accumulation from Lake effect snow will add to it early this afternoon.

Sat: High: 30 Low: 21 A few a.m. flurries then mostly sunny. Warmer air mixing in on the south side of that storm system will keep rain in the weather picture as it stands right now for the daylight hours.

Forecasters said there's a 50 percent chance of snow on Wednesday, and a 20 percent chance on Thursday.

Severe weather is possible Wednesday night into Thursday with damaging winds being the main threat.