Cavalier Weather Service Forecast Valid 1/17/13
Issued at 10:20 AM
First Snowflakes of 2013!
It looks like we are in great shape to see our first accumulating snow of 2013. As a low pressure system moves through our region, morning rain showers will change over to snow this afternoon, lasting throughout the night. Snowfall could be heavy at times, making evening commute hazardous. A winter storm warning has been issued for C'ville and the surrounding counties, so be cautious. Expect accumulations to be in the range of 3-6 inches, with slushy snow accumulating on the roadways. After the system moves out, we will have sunny skies and cool temperatures for the weekend!
Tonight- Cloudy skies clearing around 4 a.m., with north-northwesterly winds around 4-8 mph. Temperatures much cooler, falling into the upper 20s, with a low of 27. Still a chance for some snow in the early evening, with a 60% chance, and new accumulations around 1-2 inches.
Tomorrow- Sunny skies finally return, with northwesterly winds shifting to the south at 6-10 mph. Temperatures rise to the lower 40s, with a high of 41.
Tomorrow Night- Clear skies, with southerly winds around 4-7 mph. These clear conditions allow for nighttime lows to drop into the lower 20s, with a low of 22.
Saturday- Mostly sunny skies, with south-southwesterly winds around 6-10 mph. Temperatures warming to the upper 40s to lower 50s, with a high of 51.
Saturday Night- Clear skies, with a temperatures falling into the upper 20s. Low of 29.
Sunday- Sunny skies, with temperatures rising to the upper 40s. High 48.
Forecasted by Kennett, Hutcherson and Dougherty