Wintry weather is expected across the bi-state this weekend with our next shot of precipitation and frigid temperatures.
A clipper system is pushing in from the northwest, and with moisture pulling in from the southwest, parts of our area could see flurries mixing with freezing drizzle late Friday afternoon into Friday night.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 1AM Saturday morning for Pike, Montgomery, and Gasconade counties, extending back into Mid-Missouri.
A light glaze is possible on the roads north and west of St. Louis, making conditions slick into Saturday morning.
No snow accumulation is expected across the bi-state Friday night.
Much colder air settles in for Saturday, with temperatures falling through the teens through the afternoon. Gusty north winds will give us a wind chill between 0° and 5°.
A quick shot of flurries is possible late Saturday night into early Sunday, but little to no accumulation is expected. Sunday will be the coldest day of the weekend to round out 2017, with morning wind chills between -5° and -10°.
New Year's Eve will be dangerously cold as temperatures quickly drop into the single digits at night. Make sure to stay bundled up and bring a coat to your holiday party.
Frostbite is possible if skin is exposed too long in frigid temperatures. A person becomes more vulnerable with air temperatures below 5°. Frostbite can set in in less than 30 minutes with wind chills colder than -15°.
Bring pets inside and make sure to check on elderly neighbors as the temperatures drop.