Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
The weather team tell us that a “clipper” will approach after midnight with rain showers and a few thunderstorms early Sunday morning. Behind this system, light snow is possible into Sunday morning.
The main weather concern will be strong winds developing around 3 a.m. and lasting through 6 p.m. Sunday. Another clipper system will bring additional rain and snow Sunday 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: 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. Sunday. Lightning chances/amounts: 20 percent/Low. Thunderstorm gusts: 35-45 mph.
WIND IMPACT: Strong wind gusts will develop early Sunday morning and continue through the day.
From 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday: Sustained winds: West/northwest at 25-35 mph. Frequent gusts: 45-55 mph. Peak gusts: 60 mph. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Sustained winds: Northwest 15-25 mph. Frequent gusts: 30-40 mph. Peak gusts: 45 mph.
SNOW: 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. Accumulations Sunday: Trace-0.25 inches.
The next system will start Sunday night. Snow is possible from 3 a.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Monday, then turn to rain. Accumulations: Trace-0.5 inches.
Despite this, have a great weekend!