Some damaging winds likely to last through Thursday morning

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A wintry mix of wet snow, sleet and rain is expected Wednesday afternoon. No major travel issues are expected as temperatures will remain above freezing (in the 30s and 40s). Wednesday night, mostly snow is expected. Sleet may continue to mix along the western mountain slopes. Steady snow is expected Thursday morning, becoming lighter and patchier during the afternoon. The worst impacts on travel are expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning. This is when the greatest snow accumulation will occur. Winter storm warnings are in effect through Friday morning for most of the region. Significant accumulation (more than 1 foot) is likely in the mountains, with several inches in the wider valleys. Localized damaging wind gusts will have a significant impact on the west-facing slopes of the Green Mountains in Bennington, Rutland, eastern Addison and east. Chittenden Counties from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning. Wind gusts between 60 and 70 mph are likely. Tree damage and power outages are expected. High wind warnings are now in effect, along with some minor wind warnings. Snow and showers persist into Friday and Saturday, before drying out and becoming brighter on Sunday. The day of the solar eclipse (next Monday) appears dry, with partial sunlight. Follow the NBC5 First Warning Weather team on social media: Chief Meteorologist Tyler Jankoski Facebook | X | InstagramMeteorologist Ben Frechette Facebook | X | InstagramMeteorologist Matt DiLoreto Facebook | XMeteorologist Andrew Grautski Facebook | XMeteorologist Marissa Vigevani Facebook | x

A wintry mix of wet snow, sleet and rain is expected Wednesday afternoon. No major travel issues are expected as temperatures will remain above freezing (30 to 40 degrees).

On Wednesday night, most are expected to start snowing. Sleet may continue to mix along the western mountain slopes. Steady snow is expected Thursday morning, becoming lighter and patchier during the afternoon.

The worst impacts on travel are expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning. This is when the greatest snow accumulation will occur.

Winter storm warnings are in effect through Friday morning for most of the region. Significant accumulation (more than 1 foot) is likely in the mountains, with several inches in the wider valleys.

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lLocalized damaging wind gusts will have a significant impact on the west-facing slopes of the Green Mountains in Bennington, Rutland, eastern Addison and eastern Chittenden counties Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning. Wind gusts between 60 and 70 mph are likely. Tree damage and power outages are expected.

High wind warnings are now in effect, along with some minor wind warnings.

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Snow and showers persist into Friday and Saturday, before drying out and becoming brighter on Sunday. The day of the solar eclipse (next Monday) appears dry, with partial sunlight.


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