City issues snow alert as taste of spring comes to a close

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(PIX WEATHER CENTER) — Finally, a rare weekend this winter in which we didn’t have to talk about snow or bitter cold. This respite won’t last much longer though. Tonight, the possibility of snow has prompted the city to issue a snow alert, to prepare sanitation workers and equipment for the bad weather.

Before all that, today’s highs will reach the upper 40s to middle 50s. However, a cold front will move through by late day and temperatures will begin to drop Sunday night.

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Just as the mercury is falling, a small storm will be developing on the cold front and could bring a period of rain to the area late Sunday night.

The rain could change to snow before Monday morning, possibly picking up a coating of an inch or two in some areas, resulting in a slippery Monday morning commute.

The rest of the week will be back to the deep freeze.

Temperatures will be well below normal and possibly not even break freezing for daytime highs by the end of the week.

There will also be a few opportunities for additional snow.

As of now, there are hints that storms could affect us in the middle and end of the week.

However, as of know, none of the weather maps or data have a good fix on those possibilities.