In Kent, snow could be ‘heavy’ tonight

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DOVER — The National Weather Service says snow will begin to accumulate tonight.
In a 11 a.m. Friday projection, the National Weather Service said northern and western Kent County could experience 12 to 18 inches of snow tonight through Sunday morning.
In southern Kent, 8 to 12 inches is projected.
The National Weather Service forecast for Dover today says there is “a chance of snow, mainly after 4 p.m. but little or no accumulation expected initially.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
It started to flurry in Dover about 3 p.m.
Tonight, “snow could be heavy at times,” the forecast said.
The forecast said it will be windy, with a northeast wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
New snow totals tonight could be in the range of 3 to 7 inches in Dover.
On Saturday, the forecasters said there could be a snow and sleet mix and snow could be heavy at times. It will be windy, with a northeast wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Another 3 to 7 inches is possible during the day
More snow, heavy at times, is expected Saturday night into Sunday morning, mainly before 4 a.m.. The weather service predicts areas of blowing snow before 4 a.m. with a low around 24. It will be windy, with a north wind 26 to 31 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Chance of precipitation is 100 percent with new snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
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