What you need to know Jan.17

What you need to know Jan.17
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(KFVS) - Good morning, it is Thursday, Jan. 17.

First Alert Forecast

This morning and most of the day will be rainy. That will also lead to some fog in the morning.

Lisa Michaels says the showers will lighten up around noon by moving into our Southeast counties.

High temperatures will get into the fifties in our southern counties, but be stuck in the forties for the rest of the Heartland.

Rain and snow and bitter cold temperatures are all on the way this weekend. The system will be primarily rain on Saturday.

That evening and Sunday morning, the rain will turn to snow in our Northeast counties. Accumulations look small, but that’s not the concern.

When the cold air hits all the rain and standing water, black ice could form and impact travel.

Really cold temperatures settle in after the precipitation. They will stick around on Sunday and Monday.

Some of our northern counties could see feels-like temperatures in the single digits.

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