If you love the cold, this is your night
Dangerous cold for the western mountains and foothills Monday evening that could see wind chill indices that could reach -35°. For the rest of the state, the wind chill could fall into the -20°s. While this is happening, the snow machine is still working in northern areas. The snow appears on track to dissipate and wind diminish Tuesday morning.
Highs for Tuesday reach the 20s for southern areas, teens for western and eastern areas, and around 10° for the north.
Midweek mess ahead
I am short on time today, but I wanted to get this out so you are made aware. This could be concerning for the western foothills on up into eastern areas and to the north. The coastal region may get a touch of snow at the onset, but this appears to be a mainly rain event. I am not buying what the models are selling for the warm up over interior areas. This cold air mass the region is experiencing isn't going to leave without a big fight. I do expect a period of freezing rain for areas away from the coastline.
My concern for the pink region is for 1-3" of snow, higher amounts north. With the change to freezing rain I expect a tenth to a quarter inch of ice, with lesser amounts in the north, and more the south and east.
The Quebec border regions on up to the Crown in the blue region could pick up 6-8" of snow with a glaze of ice, with snow showers on the backside adding another inch or two.
Coastal areas will see the heavier amounts of precipitation, which will likely fall as rain. With the recent snow and sleet, the melt off could cause areas of urban street flooding.
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