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Snow and sleet moves out, cold night ahead

05 April 2018, 12:58 | Melanie Burgess

Winter storm Wilbur to deliver expansive swath of snow from Northern Rockies to Great Lakes

Spring winter storm arrives tonight

"Generally, expect a coating - 2" across the area, with an isolated 3" amount possible at the south coast, west of Buzzards Bay, back into southern RI and CT.

Hard travel conditions are possible during morning and evening commutes with reduced visibility. By Wednesday morning, snow accumulations are likely, with the highest totals in the north. Snow showers will wrap up later on Wednesday with several inches possible in northern communities, and amounts tapering to the south.

Then we're on the weather watch Sunday into Monday with yet another offshore storm.

There's a break in the action followed by more showers and/or a steady period of rain with a thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon. This system also ushers in some mild air for a day or so with highs on Wednesday getting into the 60s. "I don't think we're completely done yet" with wintry weather in April.

Before then, however, Kansas City will be teased with a taste of spring.

There could be another nor'easter late this week.

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North Jersey usually gets 1.1 inches of accumulating snow in April, Central Jersey averages just under 1 inch of snow and South Jersey averages a half-inch of snow in April.

Between 3-6am as rain showers.

Weather conditions improved this afternoon with some partial clearing.

The Week Ahead is the work of UMFK Professor Joseph E. Becker based on personal weather station data, various computer forecast models, and information that the National Weather Service, NOAA, and other weather resources provide.

The sky is clear to partly cloudy across CT at this time and the air is chilly. Many spots could wake up to low temps in the single digits. It is going to be a chilly day with highs ranging from the upper 30s to the middle 40s. We're dry Thursday with a stray shower chance Friday.

Saturday: Cooler with sun and clouds.

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