Like winter weather? Then you'll love the forecast

News-DemocratFebruary 26, 2014 

Don't put away that winter coat and ice scraper yet.

At sunrise Wednesday in the metro-east the temperature was 13 degrees with a wind chill factor of zero.

It won't get much better throughout the day with a high temperature of 24 degrees under sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. The low Wednesday night into Thursday will drop to 13. On Thursday the high will reach only 21.

The average high temperature for the last week of February in the St. Louis area is 48 degrees.

Snow is in the forecast for Friday when the high temperature is expected to reach 33. A total of 1-3 inches of accumulation is predicted.

A 60 percent chance of snow and sleet is in the forecast for Saturday night, with a 70 percent chance is expected Sunday.

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