Cold Continues as Chance for Snow Moves In


Our current forecast calls for 10 consecutive days (starting Tuesday) of below-freezing temperatures. If we were to see any snow from it, it would likely be late Wednesday into Thursday.

The Wind Chill Advisory for Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham Counties remains in effect through the course of the morning today.

A cold snap remains the biggest weather threat for the remainder of the week, though parts of the Region could see more snow Thursday and Friday.

The weather service in Mobile said there's a small chance of wintry precipitation across interior southwest Alabama on Monday morning.

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The main area of concern on Wednesday morning stretched along and north of a line from Millport to Warrior to Piedmont and south of a line from Fort Payne to Albertville to Cullman, according to the weather service.

However, each model run is trending drier, so this chance of winter weather could dry up as well as the week progresses, forecasters said. When the ball drops on New Year's Eve in Ashland the thermometer is expected to be at just 6 degrees. The snow is expected to bring only a dusting to a half-inch of accumulation to the area, though locations near the Wisconsin-Illinois border could see close to an inch by Thursday night. "For much of actually the next week or so colder air from Canada is going to sit in place". What's more important is that the arctic high driving this cold snap will push the storm track out to sea.

But what can Arkansans expect with the potential snowfall that may come this weekend?

However, the weather service cautioned that it was a low-confidence forecast, especially "given the potential significant impacts". The subfreezing temperatures could linger through mid-week for northern Arkansas, the weather service said.