David's Forecast - Alert Day Saturday for heavy rain

David's Forecast - Alert Day Saturday for heavy rain

David's Forecast - Alert Day Saturday for heavy rain

This'll feel raw in the North and over Scotland where temperatures will get no higher than 4 to 7C, but across central and southern parts, a milder 9 to 12 locally 13C is more likely depending on amounts of sunshine.

At the height of the storm Saturday evening, snow could fall at rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

Tomorrow, Sunday, is forecast to be a cold and raw day with widespread and frequent showers accompanied by fresh to strong and gusty winds reaching gale force along the coast.

After a seasonable, sunny Saturday, parts of the Lehigh Valley was expected to see some mixed wintry precipitation overnight into Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Cloud will increase from the west during the day.

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Met Office meteorologist Martin Bowles said: "It is going to be very wet and windy this weekend and through next week".

Sosnowski added: 'Strengthening winds will greatly lower the visibility and cause extensive blowing and drifting snow, especially at the tail end of the storm and even as the sky begins to clear'. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees. The next weather maker to impact the region will bring rain and brisk winds for Wednesday into Thursday.

As temperatures rise through the morning, any snow over southeast Mass. will quickly change over to rain. The high Friday was 53.

The Minnesota State Patrol also urged drivers to avoid unnecessary travel ahead of the storm, but at least one semitrailer crashed in slick conditions on Interstate 90 near Jackson, Minnesota, according to Minnesota Public Radio.

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