Wind Chill and Winter Storm Advisories
A cold week will lead up to a “high threat for a significant winter storm Friday into Saturday,” according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
A wind chill advisory is in effect for the Fredericksburg region Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, Although sunny, the day’s high will reach only near 27. A northwest wind of 9 to 14 miles-per-hour (mph), with gusts as high as 24 mph, will put the wind chill in the single digits.
Tuesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 14 and a northwest wind of 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Clouds should increase on Wednesday, Jan. 20, with a high near 35. There is a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10 p.m., then a chance of flurries between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. The overnight low is predicted at 22 degrees.
Thursday, Jan. 21, is expected to be sunny, with a high near 39. Overnight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Snow is expected Friday, Jan. 22, before 1 p.m., then rain and snow, with a high near 35.
Friday night snow could be heavy at times. The low is expected around 29.
Rain and snow is likely Saturday, Jan. 23, with a high near 37. The chance of precipitation drops from 70 percent during the day to 30 percent for Saturday night, with a low around 25.
Sunday, Jan. 24, is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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