Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Even the radar will turn green later today as a large storm moves into the area.READ MORE: Jensen Elementary Mother Dies From COVID-19 After Daughter Exposed At School
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Nearly 1/2 our St. Patrick’s Days have been dry, but this won’t be one of those days.
Coldest: 1 below zero/1900
Snowiest: 4.1″/1984,READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Indicted On Charges Of Using Homicide Victims' Identities For False Tax Returns, Fraudulent COVID-19 Stimulus Payments
Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with temperatures near 45 degrees and cooler by the lake.
Rain returns the forecast with storms arriving in the evening. High winds are also expected as rain continues into Thursday afternoon.
Lakeshore Flood Advisory has been issued for Thursday from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eight to 13-foot waves are expected to cause flooding.
Half and inch to 1 inch of rain is possible in areas north of I-80. One to 2 inches of rain is expected south of I-80 during the storm.
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Sunshine returns Friday through the weekend with temperatures climbing to the 50s and 60s.