The Richmond Register

November 26, 2013

NWS changes forecast to just 1 inch of snow


Register Staff Report

MADISON COUNTY —

Weather forecasters have downgraded an earlier estimate of 3 inches of snow in Madison County to just 1 inch through Tuesday night.

Tuesday evening’s mix of rain and snow is forecasted to switch over to snow at 1 a.m. early Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Although earlier projections predicted 3 inches of snow, by late Tuesday afternoon, those estimates had changed to 1 inch.

Scattered snow showers are expected throughout Wednesday, mainly before 4 p.m. The high will be near 29 degrees with a northwest wind at 16 to 18 mph. Gusts are expected up to 26 mph.

The snow will taper off Wednesday night, but the wind chill will be as low as 8 F.

The forecast so far for Thanksgiving Day is sunny with a high near 34.