After a blanket of snow left Wednesday morning, Fayette County and the surrounding area could see some more winter weather this week.
According to weather.com, the high for Thursday is expected around 39 degrees. The chance for precipitation is around 60 percent and this is expected to come in the form of early afternoon showers with the possibility of flurries or snow showers as the evening progresses. Winds will blow 10 to 20 miles per hour.
Overnight Thursday could see some more precipitation, but clouds will clear later with winds blowing around 10 to 15 miles per hour. The low temperature is expected around 20 degrees.
Friday and Saturday are both forecast to be cloudy and cold. A slight chance of rain or snow could occur Friday morning, and winds will remain light and variable both days up to 15 miles per hour on Saturday night. The high temperature is expected around 31 degrees and the low for both days will remain around 20 degrees.
Sunday is projected start another round of snow and ice. Starting with cloudy skies early and winds up to 15 miles per hour, Sunday will be cold at only 34 degrees during the day. When night sets in the temperature is expected to drop to 27 degrees and the chance for snow and ice will be 50 percent. Accumulation on Sunday is expected to be less than one inch.
Snow and ice are expected to continue into Monday morning with a 40 percent chance of a wintry mix. The high temperature is expected around 36 degrees and the low will drop to around 22 degrees. Winds will blow all day up to 10 miles per hour, according to weather.com. Tuesday, though cold, should see little precipitation and is expected to have clear skies all day and night. The high temperature is around 35 degrees and the low should drop to 23 degrees.
Finally — starting Wednesday, Dec. 12 — the county is expected to remain wet for a week with rain or snow falling each day through Dec. 19. Temperatures range, but typically fall between 36 and 42 degrees for high temperatures and around 30 degrees for lows the whole week. Accumulation is expected to be less than one inch from day to day during the week, with most days seeing rain rather than snow.
Stay with the Record-Herald for more updates on winter weather in Fayette County.
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