A wild weather ride today

Good Thursday and welcome to a wild day of weather across our part of the world. A powerhouse storm is working toward the Great Lakes today, and this will cause our weather to go from wet and windy to white and windy.

Let’s break it all down.


-Showers and storms will be likely. Locally, heavy rain will be noted.

- Winds will gust from 40 to 50 mph at times this afternoon.

- A cold front moves through this afternoon, with temps dropping from the 50s to the 30s as the front passes.


- Snow showers and squalls move in.

- Light accumulations are likely.

- Winds will continue to gust from 40 to 50 mph.

- Temps will fall to about 20 degrees by morning.


- Snow showers and squalls are likely to continue.

- Slick travel is likely early in the day.

- Winds will continue to gust to 40 mph at times.

- The wind chill will drop into the single digits.

Here’s my latest thinking on the light snow accumulations:

Here’s regional radar to track all the action:

I will have updates as needed later today. Have a good day and take care.

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