Light snow and wind chills near zero expected beginning Friday
Flurries are expected to dust York County with snow during a weekend of freezing weather when wind chills will hover around zero.
Forecasters are predicting light, intermittent snow beginning at 7 a.m. Friday that should stretch into Saturday morning.
"Untreated surfaces will be slippery," according to AccuWeather, which predicted York County could get up to 3 inches of snow. The National Weather Service was more measured, predicting about half that.
Temperatures will remain deep below freezing all weekend. Saturday is expected to be the coldest day, with a low of 10, the National Weather Service said.
AccuWeather predicted wind chill temperatures below zero Friday and Saturday nights and topping out at 3 degrees on Saturday.
Here's the forecast from the weather service:
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday: A chance of light snow, mainly between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., then snow likely after 1p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.
Friday night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than 1 inch possible.
Saturday: A chance of light snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
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