Foggy, icy conditions expected to develop late tonight in region

           Freezing drizzle and fog could hamper travel across the region late tonight and earlier Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

NWS meteorologists said light freezing drizzle and fog are expected to develop late tonight across a large part of central and southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

“Light freezing drizzle and fog are expected to continue Friday morning,” forecasters said. “they may result in a thin layer of icing, especially on untreated roads and surfaces.”

The foggy, icy conditions follow a partly sunny Thursday with highs expected in the middle 30s and east to northeast winds about 10 mph.

Forecasters said the freezing drizzle and fog are expected to develop after midnight today as lows drop into the upper 20s with light winds.

Freezing drizzle and fog are expected to linger until about noon Friday, according to forecasters. Skies will remain cloudy much of the day with highs near 37 and light southeast winds, forecasters said.

Fog is expected to redevelop around midnight Friday with lows falling to near 32, forecasters said.

Saturday will see patchy areas of fog until the mid-morning, then clouds and a 40 percent chance of showers with a high near 45, forecasters said. Clouds and rain linger Saturday night with lows falling to near 33.

Sunday will be the best day of the weekend with sunny skies and a high near 46. Skies turn partly cloudy Sunday night with lows dropping into the upper 30s.

Monday could see highs reaching the middle 50s with a chance of rain, forecasters said. Cooler air moves back into the region Monday night, with lows dropping to near 30.

Tuesday and Tuesday night will be cloudy and cold with a high near 30 and low around 20, according to forecasters. Wednesday will be sunny but cold with a high near 31.

 

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