Updated Friday morning forecast —

17th of March, 2017

TODAY Saint Patrick’s Day: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear. A low 5 below to 5 above. Little wind.

SATURDAY: Sunshine giving way to high clouds in the afternoon. A high near 35. Light southeast winds.

Looking Further ahead…

SATURDAY NIGHT: Clear, with some cloudiness across southern part of Vermont. Cold. A low 5 to 15 above.

SUNDAY: A few morning clouds southern areas, otherwise another beauty with loads of sunshine. A high in the mid 30s.

Vernal Equinox 6:29 AM EDT

MONDAY: Lots of sunshine becoming filtered through high clouds. A high near 40.

TUESDAY: Considerable cloudiness. A threat for a few sprinkles. Maybe a sap run with a low around 20 and a high near 45.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy and sharply colder. Chance for snow showers. A low in the mid to upper teens, with a high in the low 20s.

Average lows in the upper teens to low 20s. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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Updated Thursday Evening forecast

March 16th, 2017

TONIGHT: Early evening clouds then clearing & cold. A low zero to 10 above. Light northwest winds.

TOMORROW Saint Patrick’s Day: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. A low 5 below to 5 above. Little wind.

SATURDAY: Sunshine giving way to high clouds in the afternoon. A high around 35. Light southeast winds.

Looking Further ahead…

SATURDAY NIGHT: Clear and cold. A low in the single digits

SUNDAY: Sunny. with a high in the mid 30s.

Vernal Equinox 6:29 AM EDT

MONDAY: Lots of sunshine becoming through high clouds. A high near 40.

TUESDAY: Considerable cloudiness. A threat for a few sprinkles. Maybe a sap run with a low around 20 and a high near 45.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy and sharply colder. Chance for snow showers. A low around 10 with a high in the mid to upper teens.

Average lows in the upper teens to low 20s. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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Updated Thursday Weather

March 16th, 2017

Top 10 Greatest Snowstorms at Burlington, VT

(1) 33.1 Jan 2-3 2010

(2) 30.4 Mar 14-15 2017

(3) 29.8 Dec 25-28 1969

(4) 25.8 Mar 6-7 2011

(5) 25.7 Feb 14-15 2007

(6) 24.7 Jan 13-14 1934

(7) 22.9 Mar 5-6 2001

(8) 22.4 Mar 13-14 1993

(9) 20.0 Nov 25 1900

(10) 19.7 Jan 25-28 1986

Top 4 March snowstorms for Burlington, VT:

(1) March 14-15, 2017…30.4"

(2) March 7-8, 2011…..25.8"

(3) March 5-6, 2001…..22.9"

(4) March 13-14, 1993…22.4"

TODAY: Considerable cloudiness but with a few sunny breaks possible away for the mountains. Frequent mountain flurries, more occasional for valleys of eastern Vermont — a skiff of accumulation into the afternoon. Ahigh in the upper teens to mid 20s.Gusty northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT: Early evening clouds then clearing & cold. A low zero to 15 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY Saint Patrick’s Day: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high in the mid 20s to possibly upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 mph.

Looking Further ahead…

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear then increasing high clouds. A low 5 below to 5 above.

SATURDAY: Morning sunshine then partly cloudy. Slight chance for a flurry far southern Vermont. A high near 35.

SUNDAY: Sunny. A low in the single digits with a high in the mid 30s.

Vernal Equinox 6:29 AM EDT

MONDAY: Lots of sunshine. A low in the single digits. A high 35 to 40.

TUESDAY: Considerable cloudiness. A threat for a few sprinkles. Maybe a sap run with a low in the 20s and a high near 45.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy and sharply colder. Chance for snow showers. A low in the teens with a high around 20.

Average lows in the upper teens to low 20s. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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Updated Wednesday Evening Forecast

March 15th

TONIGHT: Mainly cloudy, with Light mountain snow showers or valley flurries. Additional dusting to locally 2 inches of fluff. Colder. A low 5 to 10. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with lowered wind chills..

TOMORROW: Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries winding down. A high in the upper teens to low 20s.Gusty northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Becoming mostly clear and frigid. A low 5 below to 10 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high in the mid to upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 mph.

Looking Further ahead…

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear then increasing high clouds. A low in the single digits.

SATURDAY: Morning sunshine then partly cloudy. Chance for snow showers or flurries toward Rutland. A high near 35.

SUNDAY: Sunny. A low in the single digits with a high in the mid 30s.

Vernal Equinox 6:29 AM EDT

MONDAY: Lots of sunshine. A low in the single digits. A high in the mid to upper 30s.

TUESDAY: Considerable cloudiness. A threat for a few sprinkles. Maybe a sap run with a low in the teens and highs in the 40s.

Average lows in the mid to upper teens. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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Updated Wednesday morning Weather

March 15th

Winter Storm Warning continues through 8 PM

TODAY: Occasional light accumulating snow or snow showers. Additional accumulations about ½ inch tow3ard eastern Vermont up to locally 3” near the Green Mountains. Total snow accumulation 14 to 26” A high 20 to 25 . Gusty northwest winds 10 to 20 mph producing some blowing and drifting and possible white-outs.

TONIGHT: Occasional light mountain snow showers or valley flurries. Additional dusting to an inch. Colder. A low 5 to 10. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with lowered wind chills..

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries winding down. A high in the upper teens to low 20s.Gusty northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Looking Further ahead…

THURSDAY NIGHT: Becoming mostly clear and frigid. A low 5 below to 10 above.

FRIDAY: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high in the mid to upper 20s.

SATURDAY: Partly to mostly sunny. A low in the single digits. A high near 35.

SUNDAY: Clouds mixing with afternoon sunshine. A low in the single digits with a high in the mid 30s.

MONDAY: Lots of sunshine. A low in the single digits. A high in the mid to upper 30s.

TUESDAY: Sunshine mixing with clouds. Scattered light snow or rain showers. Maybe a sap run with a low in the teens and highs in the 40s.

Average lows in the mid to upper teens. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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updated Tuesday night Forecast

March 14th

Winter Storm Warning through 8 PM Wednesday evening…

TONIGHT: Snow – moderate to heavy at times with accumulation rates ½ inch to an inch per hour this evening…winding down overnight. Additional snow 5 to locally 10” Temperatures in the low to mid teens. Blowing and drifting snow with white-out conditions producing treacherous travel. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph and gusty.

TOMORROW: Occasional light accumulating snow with about ½ inch to 2”. Total snow accumulation 14 to 22” Temperatures in the upper teens to mid 20s. Gusty northwest winds with occasional blowing and drifting and white-outs at 10 to 20 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Occasional light snow showers or flurries. A dusting to an inch. Colder. A low in the single digits. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries winding down. A high in the upper teens to low 20s.Gusty northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Looking Further ahead…

THURSDAY NIGHT: Becoming mostly clear and colder. A low 5 to 10.

FRIDAY: Pick of the week – a beauty with blue skies and bright sunshine. A high 25 to 30.

SATURDAY: Sunshine giving way to thickening clouds. A low in the single digits. A high near 32.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny. A low in the single digits with a high in the 30s.

Average lows in the mid to upper teens. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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Updated Tuesday morning forecast

March 14th, 2017

· Blizzard of 2017 in progress.

· Strongest winds S Vermont high terrain – but locally strong gusts all higher terrain developing this afternoon into tonight especially Champlain Valley.

Winter Storm Warning into Wednesday evening…

TODAY: Snow developing this morning becoming moderate to heavy before 1 PM as accumulation rates increase to over 1 inch per hour . Blowing and drifting snow likely with white-out conditions and treacherous travel with low visibility. A high in the lower 20s. Northeast winds gradually picking up 10 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT: Snow – moderate to heavy at times accumulation rates over 1 inch per hour this evening. Additional 8 to 16 inches possible. Temperatures in the low to mid teens. Blowing and drifting snow likely with white-out conditions and treacherous travel with low visibility. North winds 10 to 25 mph and gusty.

WEDNESDAY: Accumulating snow… becoming much lighter with additional 1 to locally 3”. Temperatures in the upper teens to mid 20s. Gusty northwest winds with considerable blowing and drifting and white-outs. Total accumulation 15 to 30 inches, with locally higher amounts in the mountains. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Looking Further ahead…

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Occasional light snow showers or flurries. A dusting to an inch. Colder. A low in the single digits.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries winding down. A in the upper teens to low 20s. Gusty northwest winds with minor blowing and drifting.

FRIDAY: Pick of the week – blue skies and bright sunshine. A low in the single digits with a high of about 30.

SATURDAY: Cloudy. A rising chance for more snow…possibly moderate amounts. A low 15 to 20. A high 25 to 30.

Average lows in the teens. Normal highs mid 30s to low 40s.

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