January 11, 2011
NEW — 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 2011
Snow is forecast to start falling after 4 p.m. today — just in time for the afternoon commute.
National Weather Service forecasters said the Newcastle area could receive 1 to 3 inches of snow tonight. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
Residents should also brace for strong winds, including gusts up to 29 mph.
The weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area from 4 p.m. Tuesday until 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Meteorologists said the temperature and the snow level should rise Wednesday. Expect rainy conditions for the rest of the day and Wednesday night.