Secondly, we think there could be enough moisture return ahead of that cold front to provide enough moisture for precipitation to form on Tuesday and maybe into Wednesday in the southern Plains and, perhaps, into the southern Mississippi Valley.
As temperatures drop below freezing, road surfaces will likely become slick and hazardous.
The ice will result in hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday, NWS said.
This map illustrates the likelihood of getting at least six inches (15 centimetres) of snow by the end of Saturday, and you can pick different time periods on the U.S.
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Through Saturday afternoon, total snow accumulations will range from 4 to 8 inches. Temperatures stay well below freezing through the weekend, with highs only in the low to mid 20s.
What does fall may not go anywhere anytime soon, according to the weather service.
Rain will turn to a mix of freezing rain, sleet and eventually light snow this evening and continue until early morning Friday. By Monday afternoon, the temperature could reach nearly 40 degrees.
Along I-80 and elevated areas could also see more than 8 inches of snow in widespread areas.
The northwestern part of our region could begin seeing the impact early Friday morning.
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Saturday and Sunday will see cold temperatures in the 30s, Mickelson said.
High pressure will start to move in overnight helping winds to relax and partially clearing out skies.
Gusty winds are possible in wind prone areas producing localized blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility. Light ice accumulation possible.
How much snow will fall, and where.
Saturday: A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
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