Lower temps, precipitation could bring snow to some in Augusta area

The National Weather Service isn’t predicting snow for the city of Augusta but some areas north of Interstate 20 have a 50 percent chance of a brief, light dusting starting as early as 10 p.m.

Rich Okulski, a meteorologist with the weather service, said Appling, Lincolnton and Thomson could see some snow but not any measurable amount.

The Augusta area will get about one inch of rain Friday with a high near 43 degrees. The overnight low will be 35 degrees and rain will continue until early Saturday morning. The rest of the day will be mostly sunny but will remain cool with a high of 48 degrees before dropping to 28 degrees overnight. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 48 degrees.

The Augusta area has not seen snow since a trace amount fell Jan. 7, according to Okulski. The last recorded account of measurable snow was in January 2015.