Rain Then Freezing Rain to Start New Workweek


Wednesday, expect a high of 33, with snow showers, sleet and freezing rain possible on Wednesday night, according to the weather service.

The latest update from the National Weather Service list Burnet County in an area that may receive up to 3 inches of rain or more in multiple rounds of strong thunderstorms and heavy rainfall tonight through Wednesda, with moderate risk of high winds and hail. This could make the Monday morning commute hard.

Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that a Weather Alert Day is in place for Tuesday morning for the chance of freezing rain over central and eastern Kansas.

Wednesday and part of Thursday in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid-20s to mid-30s.

Thu: High: 38 Low: 23 Cloudy; Light freezing rain changing to rain. There is another chance of a wintry mix late Wednesday into Thursday morning as moisture advects back into the area from the south, as temperatures begin to hover around freezing.

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Tuesday: Light freezing rain and sleet tapering down by midday. With all the rain, there are some flooding concerns this week, especially where we see the heaviest rainfalls set up to the southeast.

Wed: High: 34 Mostly cloudy, breezy, colder.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

The airport rain gauge took in 0.41 inches of rain on Monday, bringing the February precipitation total up to 1.31 inches, 0.39 inches above normal. For the snow season (since July 1), Madison has received 27.5 inches, 9.7 inches below normal.