Chance of light rain and snow this afternoon and evening

Posted Nov 22, 2019 4:14 PM

Scattered light rain is expected to move into the area from west to east in the early afternoon with it changing over to scattered light snow between 6-7 p.m. The light snow should continue into the overnight hours, moving out early Saturday morning. It is possible for roads to become a little slick for today's PM commute. As for snowfall totals, a dusting up to 0.5 inch is expected right now. The rest of the weekend into early next week should be quiet with seasonable temperatures. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:


Today: A slight chance of rain and snow between 11 a.m. and noon, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


Tonight: A chance of rain and snow, mainly between 11 p.m. and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


Saturday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 46. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.


Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Light west wind.


Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.


Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.


Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.


Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.


Tuesday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.


Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.


Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.


Thanksgiving Day: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.