Snow Showers Expected Tonight

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Date: Jan. 18th    Time: 3:00pm    Meteorologist: Eric Elwell
Your Doppler 10 Forecast
This Evening:    Light snow developing.
Tonight:    Snow likely. Accumulations 1-3”.   Low: 29
Tomorrow:    Some morning flurries possible, otherwise mostly cloudy & breezy. High: 29
Monday    Slightly warmer with a mix of sun and clouds. Flurries late. High: 32
Special Information:
    An Alberta Clipper will move across the state tonight with light to moderate snow likely. Snowfall amounts of 1-2 inches will be possible across most of central Ohio along and north of I-70. Slightly higher amounts are possible across west-central and southwest Ohio where amounts could reach up to 3”. The snow will taper off fairly quickly from west to east after midnight with just a few flurries lingering across eastern Ohio by daybreak Sunday.
    Sunday with bring mostly cloudy skies and breezy conditions. Temperatures will be rise to around 30 degrees although gusty southwest winds will make it feel colder. A mix of sun and clouds is expected again Monday and temperatures rise to near freezing before an arctic cold front arrives Monday night. Snow showers will develop along the cold front Monday night and linger into Tuesday. Temperatures will fall Tuesday into the teens before dropping to near zero by early Wednesday morning.

Alerts : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for many counties in central Ohio mainly from Columbus southward and westward, from 7pm tonight until 7am Sunday.
Inconvenient Weather: Snow will spread across central Ohio this evening with amounts ranging from 1-3 inches across central Ohio. The higher amounts are expected west of Columbus. Road conditions will become slick after 7pm with hazardous travel expected for much of the night. The snow will taper off from west to east after midnight.

Planning Your Day:  A few leftover flurries will be possible early Sunday. Otherwise skies will be partly to mostly cloudy during the afternoon with breezy southwest winds. Highs will range from the upper 20’s to near 30 degrees.  

Stats:  Averages: 36/22  Saturday’s Record High: 68 (1996)  Record Low: -17 (1994)
           Sunset tonight: 5:34 p.m.   -  Sunrise/set Sunday:  7:50 a.m. / 5:35 p.m.