So, the calendar says it’s Oct. 29. But it looks like Mother Nature wants to jump ahead a few months to mid-winter, judging by the looks of things outside. The snow is falling hard, and it doesn't look like it's going to stop anytime soon.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for the area, with as much as 1 foot of snow expected in some areas. The snow is expected to fall through most of the day on Saturday and into the evening.
This weekend's pre-Halloween storm is expected to pick up during the Saturday afternoon hours, producing as much as 1 to 2 inches per hour, according to the NWS. Reduced visibility will make traveling difficult, the NWS said.
The weight of the snow could bring down tree limbs and power lines, while temperatures will hover in the upper 30s to low 40s before dropping to near-freezing Saturday night, the NWS said. Winds gusts of up to 30 miles per hour are expected, the NWS said.
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