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Wintry mix and snow from the western mountains to the southern Plains

A storm system in the west will bring rain to California and the Desert Southwest Saturday. Snow will fall in the Sierra, Great Basin and southern Rocky Mountains. Meanwhile a warm front will bring rain to Texas with a wintry mix from the Red River Valley to southern Ohio Valley. North of this front, snow is expected from the southern Plains to northern Ohio Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Amherst County

Zone Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear this evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 12. North winds around 10 mph this evening...becoming light and variable.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph in the morning...becoming light and variable. Wind chill values as low as 1 above in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 20. Light and variable winds.
  • Sunday Cloudy. A slight chance of snow and sleet in the morning...then a chance of rain...sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds...becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Sunday Night Cloudy with a chance of rain and freezing rain. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and freezing rain in the morning...then partly sunny in the afternoon. Not as cool with highs around 50. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Tuesday Cloudy. A chance of freezing rain and rain in the morning...then rain likely with a chance of freezing rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Night Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Much cooler with highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Much colder with lows around 20. Wind chill values as low as 10 above.
  • Friday Sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Wind chill values as low as 5 above in the morning.