The sun finally makes a return before winter steps in mid-week
Wintry mix possible late Wednesday into Thursday morning
- Mostly sunny skies continue all day
- Staying dry for Tuesday
- Weather Alert Day issued Thursday due to ice potential
MONDAY & TUESDAY
Sunshine makes a return as we kick off the week. Expect near-seasonable high temperatures with highs in the mid to upper 40s and lower 50s.
Tuesday will feature increasing cloud cover ahead of our next weather maker, but we will be dry all day. Expect a mix of sun & clouds with highs a few degrees cooler than today mainly in the 40s.
WINTRY WEATHER POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY
We’re trending on the active side with many models showing a strong cold front moving across the country arriving here by the middle of the week. This will bring back colder temperatures and widespread precipitation. If everything lines up correctly, some hometowns could see a wintry mix late Wednesday into Thursday morning.
As of right now, a cold rain will be the main precipitation type for most of our hometowns. That rainfall could add up to 1″+ in many communities.
Our Weather Team has issued a Weather Alert Day for Thursday due to ice accumulation being possible.
The timing and precipitation types will change between now and then. Once model agreement increases with this system, our confidence will increase on exact timing and precipitation. Stay tuned as we continue to look at the latest data and fine-tune the forecast.
- Right now looks like a cold rain will push through during the day on Wednesday.
- Late Wednesday and into Thursday wintry mix (mainly in the form of freezing rain) will mix in with plain rain showers. Widespread coverage likely.
- Drier conditions push in Friday, but upslope flurries are possible.
If everything holds together with the potential for freezing rain a glaze of ice is likely for most.
COLDER CONDITIONS REMAIN
Past the strong mid-week front we will have drier, but windy air set the stage. We could see some upslope flurries for areas west on Friday and Saturday as this low pressure system exits. Majority of the area will witness gusty, northwest winds on Friday.
Afternoon highs will read in the 30s and low 40s with overnight lows dropping into the 20s and low 30s for the weekend. Mostly dry conditions will be with us for next weekend.
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