A wind advisory is in effect until 10pm this evening. A strong cold front is making its way south into our region today, moving thru this evening, bringing strong SW winds, cold temperatures, and scattered snow showers. Winds gusts are likely up to 75mph even at low elevations, with 100mph gusts over ridge tops. Up to an inch of accumulation could be possible this afternoon and evening. Expect high temperatures in the low 30s near 10,000’, dropping significantly this evening and tonight into the single digits even at low elevations.
As the cold front passes this evening, a few inches of accumulation could be possible tonight, and a couple more inches possible tomorrow. Winds will gradually decrease, but very cold temperatures will remain thru the week, with the coldest temperatures yet this season on Monday and Tuesday.