Snowy weekend ahead

Snowy weekend ahead
As an Alberta Clipper drops southeastward out of the Northern Rocky Mountains, snow will arrive in the Cincinnati area Friday evening.

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio River crested at 55.46 feet Wednesday morning at 3:30 a.m. The river stage will fall only slowly, finally dropping below flood stage Sunday.

As an Alberta Clipper drops southeastward out of the Northern Rocky Mountains, snow will arrive in the Cincinnati area Friday evening.

At first both surface and air temperatures will be above freezing so driving Friday evening will be on wet roads. Temperatures will decline overnight and the snow will stick and slick driving will be the rule Saturday morning. The track of the storm will be south of Cincinnati and From Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties in Indiana eastward to Clinton County in Ohio snow accumulations will be an inch or less. Across Northern Kentucky, south of Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties up to four inches could fall. Around the metro area look for one inch north of the city to 3” around Florence, KY. The snow will end before noon and temperatures will rise above freezing making Saturday afternoon wet and sloppy.

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