Light snow and wind chills near zero expected beginning Friday

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

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.

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"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. 

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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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