The work week will get off to a bitter start today, and it only gets worse, with the National Weather Service issuing a winter storm watch from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday.
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Skies will be partly sunny today, with a slight chance of a snow shower this morning. Highs will only reach the mid- to upper teens, but west winds with a sustained strength of 20 to 30 mph and gusts up to 40 mph will plummet wind chills as low as -15.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with winds shifting to the northwest and decreasing to 10 to 20 mph as temperatures fall into the low to mid-single digits.
Tuesday will start out partly sunny, as well, but snow will move into the area in the afternoon. The snow will continue Tuesday night, then mix with sleet and freezing rain Wednesday morning before turning back to snow in the afternoon. Total accumulations of about 7 inches of snow and up to a quarter-inch of ice is possible.
High temperatures Tuesday will be in the low 20s, with overnight lows remaining in the low 20s and Wednesday's highs reaching the low 30s.