Rockford Scanner™: Snow Tonight, Snow For Halloween The NWS Is Forecasting

Don’t blame the messenger…or the forecaster…
An unsettled weather pattern prevails this week, including into Halloween. There are multiple weather systems to impact the area, starting with tonight, then late Tuesday night into Wednesday, and then finally on Thursday. Each one will have gradually colder air to work with and be stronger.
Thus chances for snow increase and accumulation potential does too, and for Halloween this is especially true north and west of I-55. It’s too early to tell specific details yet at this juncture so remain aware of the latest forecast.

Tonights forecast: Rain mixing with and changing to snow overnight. Low 32F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 100%. About one inch of snow expected.
Halloween day: Snow showers early will become steadier snow in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Halloween night: Snow showers before midnight. Becoming clear later. Low 22F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.




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