Significant winter storm to bring treacherous travel, power outages Thursday

Snow, sleet and freezing rain are all on the table starting early Thursday morning

FutureTracker - 9 a.m. Thursday
FutureTracker - 9 a.m. Thursday

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The final float in our parade of winter storms moves through Thursday, starting early in the morning.

Timing

With enough cold air just above the surface, this may start as a mix of snow and sleet shortly after 2 or 3 a.m. That likely won’t be the case, however, the farther south and west you go.

FutureTracker - 5 a.m. Thursday

Warmer air a few thousand feet above will move in from the southwest and make freezing rain the dominant precipitation type through at least midday Thursday.

FutureTracker - 9 a.m. Thursday

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