Wintry system moving into northern Indiana, snow likely

NWS: Chicago could get 8 inches of snow this weekend

There is a Winter Weather Advisory posted for both the mountains and the valleys late Wednesday afternoon until Thursday morning.

- Snow showers will pick up in coverage and intensity early Thursday morning. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. The high will be near 38, with wind gusts as high as 28 miles per hour.

The weather service warns that roadways will be covered in snow and ice during the storm.

The evening commute will likely be a slick one today, and the roads are expected to be particularly messy by Friday morning.

The most snow will fall along the southern tier of counties next to the IL state line, lesser amounts to the north.

- Weather preparedness information is available at Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Highs remaining just below the freezing mark in most areas. High near 44. Low around 30. "These areas will see the smallest snow totals at about 1-2".

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Scattered flurries could fall over the Lower Hudson Valley today, but it's potential snowfall on Sunday night that's worth keeping an eye on for commuters. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Kalamazoo County is under a Winter Storm Warning with up to 10 inches of snow expected. North northeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. It includes weather webcasts, the FOX 6-day forecast and live streaming updates when necessary.

Many ski resorts in ME are now open with fresh new snow from this past week blanketing several areas. West wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday: Snow showers. High near 31.

It's beginning to look a lot like winter across northern parts of the country, as Arctic air floods into western USA from the north, and an intensifying low pressure system threatens blizzard-like conditions from the Pacific Northwest to the Upper Midwest to start the week.



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