Published: Mon, April 09, 2018
Worldwide | By Sean Reid

Winter weather for some today — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Winter weather for some today — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

As of Saturday morning, the current timing would put snow moving into our western communities sometime after 3pm, and spreading across the rest of the area from west to east, through about 6pm, Sunday. Expect minor snow accumulations mainly on mainly grassy surfaces. Our stubborn clouds will slowly move out of here as we dive deeper into the day. This system, with origins in the sub tropics will bring more rain than snow.

Stay with KWWL for further updates. Temperatures in the region are expected to drop into the mid 20s overnight. Tonight, the sky remains clear and we are in for another cold night across eastern Iowa, with near record low temperatures in the teens, with colder wind chills.

Tuesday will be dry with partly sunny skies. Highs in the low to mid 40s.

According to NWS Meteorologist Mike Zwier of Charleston, Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh and Wyoming Counties will see frigid temperatures come Sunday morning.

Today: Sunny, with a high near 39.

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The home openers for the Andover Central High School softball and baseball teams was canceled Friday, delaying the Jaguars' first opportunity to play on new turf. Cloud will return late in the day as another round of light showers pushes though Sunday night, but thankfully this will be the last bit of rain we'll see for the coming week.

Tuesday should be the start of a warming trend with mostly sunny skies, a high near 44 and northwest winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour.

High pressure moves off the coast for Thursday allowing a southwest wind to bring in even milder air. Temperatures will reach about 46 degrees, well below the average high for this time of year of 55. Joining the Late Models on the program both nights will be the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and Big O Tires Street Stocks with full shows both nights. Highs will top out only in the mid 60°s about 10 - 15 degrees below normal. The front won't deliver a big change in temperature.

We will finally warm up near 60 by Wednesday!

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