More Accumulating Snow Expected for the Rockford-area Next Week
Back in August, I shared the Farmer's Almanac prediction for a wallop of a winter. Actually, my exact words were. "Farmer's Almanac says winter is going to suck for Rockford." So far, it is more than accurate. Guess what? It's not over yet. As of this article, the Rockford area has about 71 inches of snow on the ground. Of course, that is a monstrous exaggeration but it seems like it isn't far off, doesn't it? Just as our vehicles are getting covered in salty and ugly snow, it appears as though more snow is on the way. Awesome. Not.
Alex Kirchner, the chief meteorologist at WREX-TV, says we will likely see a little snow this weekend after the frigid temperatures leave the area. Specifically, he forecasted the snow to begin late Friday night and lasts until midday Saturday. It is expected to only bring about an inch to the area, which seems like a walk in the park at this point. Early next week though, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Kirchner confirms Monday and Tuesday will still be stupid cold (my words, not his) but that should lead to a bit of a relief.
The latest tracks on this storm have it trending east, which would cut down on the snow totals. For now, be ready for another round of accumulating snow throughout much of Tuesday.
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