Weather 4-2-16

The weather team tell us that a “clipper” will approach after midnight with rain showers and a few thunderstorms. Behind this system, light snow is possible into Sunday morning. The main weather concern will be strong winds developing around 3am and lasting through 6pm Sunday. Another clipper will bring additional rain and snow tomorrow night into Monday. Winds will be breezy again, though not as strong as on Sunday.

THUNDERSTORMS: Thunderstorms are possible for a brief window tonight. Thunderstorm timing: 12am-3am Sunday. Lightning chances/amounts: 20%/Low. Thunderstorm gusts: 35-45 mph.

WIND IMPACT: Strong wind gusts will develop early Sunday morning and continue through the day. From 3am-11am Sun: Sustained winds: West/northwest at 25-35 mph. Frequent gusts: 45-55 mph. Peak gusts: 60 mph. From 11am-6pm Sun: Sustained winds: Northwest 15-25 mph. Frequent gusts: 30-40 mph. Peak gusts: 45 mph.

SNOW: 4am-9am. Accumulations: Trace-0.25 inches.

The next system will start Sunday night. Snow is possible from 3am Monday to 8am Monday, then turn to rain. Accumulations: Trace-0.5 inches.

Despite this, have a great weekend!