Make sure you are prepared for this weekend’s weather especially if you are planning to be out and about.
Here is the inclement weather information from the Ellsworth AFB weather forecasters…
Today, wind gusts to 40 mph were supposed to subside about 15 mins ago at 11:00am. For the rest of today, the first swath of snow be looking for total accumulation of 1-2in. Heavier snow to occur Friday night into Saturday morning. Temperatures will be a high of 17F and a low of -7F. Wind chills between -07F and -21F.
For Saturday, heaviest snowfall is expected to fall between 5:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday morning with 2 inches forecast within that time frame. For the duration of Saturday still looking for total accumulation of 4-6in. Winds will be from the NNE at 11.5 – 17.2 mph for the brunt of the day. Temperatures will be a high of -02F and a low of -13F. Wind chills between -20F and -30F.
For Sunday, final band of snow will push through by 6:00 am – 8:00 am on Sunday morning. Total accumulation for Sunday morning is looking like trace- 1/2in. Winds will be from the SE at 5.75-11.5 mph. Mostly cloudy conditions forecast for the day with a slight potential for upslope fog. Temperatures will be a high of 03F and a low of -09F.