Snow returning this weekend

Staff Writer

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), snow is on it's way back to central Nebraska this weekend.

Friday is forecast to be mostly sunny with a daytime high of 58 degrees. It will mostly sunny on Saturday with a high forecast for the mid-40s.

Sunday brings a change as the daytime high will be at the freezing mark. It's forecast to be 32 degrees with a chance of snow and then rain/snow. Chances of precipitation Sunday rise as high as 90 percent and drop down to 8--50 percent over Sunday night.

NWS graphics Thursday afternoon projected a possible 5 1/2 inches of snow in Custer County Sunday and into Sunday night. Winds are forecast to be 16-24 mph with gusts of 24-33.

Monday will be slightly warmer with a forecast high of 35 degrees and mostly sunny but breezy.