Wind chill and winter storm warnings work their way across the country: Weekend weather updates

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  • 2023-01-28 08:05:08Z

Another winter storm is working its way across the United States, forecast to bring snow and freezing temperatures across the Midwest in the coming days, with snowflakes even reaching the East Coast.

The storm initially brought snow to western and central Montana and parts of Wyoming before extending into the Northern Plains.

Some areas are expecting up to two feet of snow, and parts of Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota are under a wind chill advisory this weekend.

Wind chills could drop to 39 degrees below zero, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, North Dakota said.

Here's what you need to know about winter weather this weekend.

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South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and other states hit by winter storm

The storm was forecast to cross into Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin by Saturday, after already striking states in the Plains and the West.

In parts of Wyoming, a winter storm warning is in effect until 11 a.m. on Sunday, with some areas, including the Bighorn Mountains, receiving up to two feet of snow. Wind gusts are expected to spike up to 45 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Moving east, Sioux Falls, South Dakota was expecting more snow this weekend, with wind chills that could reach -26 degrees. The area is expecting snow mostly before 7 a.m. Saturday, with single-digit highs through Tuesday, the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, part of the USA TODAY Network, reported.

A winter storm warning is also in effect into Saturday night in parts of Iowa, the weather service warned, with snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches or greater.

Parts of southeast Wisconsin could also see up to 6 inches of snow accumulation, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, part of the USA TODAY Network reported.

Winter storm tracker

Winter weather moves East

Snow was expected to reach parts of Michigan by early Sunday, according to meteorologists at AccuWeather, though winter weather advisories remained in effect in other states until Sunday as well.

Snow is then forecast to shift to states across the Northeast, potentially including:

Snow was expected on Sunday before 5 p.m. in Albany, New York, though temperatures will reach a high of 34 degrees.

The area has a chance of snow showers on Monday afternoon and scattered throughout next week.

National Weather Radar

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Weekend winter weather forecast: Snow, cold from Montana to New York


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