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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Current Conditions

Rice County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Colder...sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Clear. Lows 19 to 20. Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night Not as cold. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows near 40.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening...then a slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.