The Tuesday morning and evening commutes could get treacherous for motorists as the National Weather Service predicts another winter storm that could bring as much as 8 inches of snow to the Lincoln-Way area.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning. Snow is expected to begin falling after 3 a.m. Tuesday, accumulating to less than half an inch overnight. However, heavy snow is forecast to reach the area later in the day with an accumulation of between 4-8 inches.
According to NWW, temperatures should reach a high of 33 degrees on Tuesday. A 10-to-15 mph wind out of the east is anticipated with gusts as high as 25 mph.
By Tuesday night, the NWS reports there will be patchy blowing snow before midnight with wind gusts between 15-20 mph. Then another 1-to-3 inches of snow is possible and temperatures are expected to drop to around 25 degrees. Wind gusts could be as high as 30 mph.
Snowfall could become heavy at times on Tuesday, resulting in difficult snow removal and dangerous travel, according to the NWS.
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