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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.

Current Conditions

Portage County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Colder. Light snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Lows in the upper teens. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
  • Tuesday Colder. Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 10 above zero. Southwest wind around 5 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
  • Wednesday Cloudy. A chance of flurries. Highs in the upper 20s. Light and variable wind.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the middle teens. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thanksgiving Day Colder. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper teens.
  • Thursday Night Colder. Mostly clear. A chance of flurries. Lows around 5 above zero.
  • Friday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the middle 20s.
  • Friday Night And Saturday Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the middle 30s.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the middle teens. Highs in the upper teens.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy. Lows 5 to 10 above zero. Highs in the upper 20s.