Heavy Snow Possible Saturday

Authorities report snow and icy conditions on northern Arizona highways as a storm system sweeps across the region.                      KGUN 9 On Your Side
Authorities report snow and icy conditions on northern Arizona highways as a storm system sweeps across the region. KGUN 9 On Your Side
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25 February, 2018

Travel during the storm will be hazardous with roads becoming snow covered and slippery and visibility will be limited.

A winter weather advisory is in effect in the Yamhill Valley until 10 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.

The precipitation is expected to quickly end from south to north across the region, generally ending by late morning.

Additionally, heavy mixed precipitation can be expected along the freezing line Saturday night into Sunday morning. Also, don't be shocked if you hear thunder - Augustyniak said thundersnow is possible between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m.

There is the potential for heavy snowfall.WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING.

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

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The snow should move out of the metro by 1 a.m., and when is all said and done, the Twin Cities should see between 4 and 7 inches.

Ahead of the front will be more gusty southwest winds on Thursday, with some gusts topping 40 miles per hour in the region.

Sunday night: Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36.

Snow showers will be with us Sunday morning as well. Plan on hard travel conditions.

Blowing and drifting snow could make travel hard, especially in more rural areas. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

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