Are you sick of snow yet? Too bad.
Sure, it's a balmy 52 degrees as of Thursday afternoon, but Cincinnati's winter of discontent will return this weekend, meteorologists say, when the area gets another blast of rain and snow.
Rain will fall on Greater Cincinnati beginning late Friday afternoon, turning into snow throughout the evening, the National Weather Service in Wilmington predicts. The precipitation and dropping temperatures could make travel Friday evening a bit slow or slick. The heaviest white stuff will hit the area between midnight and 7 a.m. Saturday, but there's a chance some snow could still fall later.
Greater Cincinnati could see 2-4 inches of snow, with counties east of Hamilton set to take the brunt of it, meteorologists say. There's a winter storm watch in effect for those counties.
A chill will come along with the snow, naturally, with temperatures in the 20s on Saturday.
The NWS says that things should dry out again on Sunday — at least until Tuesday's predicted showers.
Winter Storm Quinlan will be responsible for this week's quick, snowy round. The storm will make its way from the Rockies all the way to the East Coast, ultimately becoming what the Weather Channel hilariously calls a "bomb cyclone."
Low pressure will move northeast through the Tennessee Valley Friday and Friday night. This will bring precipitation to the area. Rain will change to snow as colder air arrives later on Friday into Friday night. Monitor later forecasts for updates. pic.twitter.com/pjQAefJJOE— NWS Wilmington OH (@NWSILN) March 10, 2022
Cincinnati residents can monitor main and neighborhood roads in real-time through the city's snow plow tracker. The tracker shows the time of the most recent treatment, and the data is searchable by time range, street name and neighborhood.
Residents can also call the Department of Public Services at 513-591-6000 to get street information or provide information about weather-related incidents on the roads.