Rusty's Forecast - Alert Day Saturday due to approaching snow

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Clouds are forecast to increase this evening and overnight as temperatures fall into the upper 20s by Friday morning.

Friday starts and stays cloudy with temperatures stuck in the 30s all day. We'll top out in the upper 30s as SE winds become NE in the late afternoon. A light wintry mix is possible after 6pm south of the metro but we'll likely wait until 9pm for the earliest winter precipitation in the metro.

That wintry mix will change over to snow overnight Friday night and last through the morning Saturday. 1-3" of snowfall in likely in the metro during that time frame with the higher total in the Bellevue and Papillion areas and the lower totals near Elkhorn, Bennington and Valley. Heavier snow totals in the 3-6" range are likely southeast of the metro having more of an impact on road conditions. Travel south will be difficult during the morning and early afternoon Saturday. North winds gust to near 25 mph during the day trying to reduce visibility as well.

Clouds stay stubborn Saturday afternoon and evening even after the snow moves out. Mostly cloudy skies are likely Sunday too keeping highs in the low and mid 30s both days.