Those areas are also expected to have about 1/10 of an inch of ice accumulate.
Partly cloudy Friday with highs in the upper 20s, more sunshine but cooler saturday with highs in the middle 20s.
Now, we have a flood watch that's triggered by concerns of melting snow and heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Parts of Calloway, Marshall, Trigg, Lyon, Christian and Hopkins Counties in Kentucky are expected to get close to a quarter inch of ice.
"Scattered power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice", the National Weather Service said. A roughly 150-mile stretch of Interstate 29 was closed as of early Thursday morning from north of Fargo to the Canadian border.
Friday should be sunny, with a high near 19 and north winds around 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 25 miles per hour, and producing wind chill values of 5 below to 5.
Low temperatures, fierce snow and ice storms will buffet large areas of the Tennessee Valley, the Ohio Valley and the Northeast as Winter Storm Hunter moves east through Friday and Saturday. Temperatures will stay above freezing overnight so we are not anticipating any travel issues tonight. However, it should turn to snow by the afternoon.
One to two hundredths of freezing rain can be expected in northern Arkansas before a change to sleet occurs. After weeks of below-freezing temperatures, most of the East coast warmed to above average this week, with almost two dozen high temperature records possibly set Friday afternoon. "Parts of west Tennessee and northeast MS could see 1-2" of snow. Everything will change to snow before ending early Saturday afternoon.
Thomas warned that the storm will be differ from lake-effect snow where the amount of snow will vary depending on location. Snow will begin to fall through Thursday, Jan. 11.
Freezing rain may persist in a narrow band from parts of Pennsylvania, central and upstate NY to northern New England.
Rain showers will start to move into the area and become more widespread later this evening.
Previous year more than 61 inches of snow fell on Spokane in the winter. Hunter will reach New York, New England, the Dakotas, the midwest, and even the south! By 12pm Friday and into the afternoon, we will transition from rain to a wintry mix, with temperatures around 35 degrees midday Friday.
WHERE.Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.