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Powerful nor'easter continues to affect areas across Northeast

The powerful nor'easter that brought moderate to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions to the Northeast on Monday will continue to affect the region on Tuesday, with heavy snow and blizzard conditions expected from eastern Long Island to Maine as the system slowly moves to the northeast. Snow and strong winds will being tapering off from south to north Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Current Conditions

Rice County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Cloudy. Chance of drizzle...possibly mixed with freezing drizzle in the evening...then chance of light freezing drizzle and snow after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
  • Thursday Night Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings zero to 10 above zero.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature around 18.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs around 30.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows around 13.
  • Sunday Colder. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 16.
  • Sunday Night Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 2 below.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs around 11.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 1.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny. Highs around 17.