More sun and a little warmer on Tuesday
Our next system moves in as a wintry mix/cold rain situation
- Winds slow down overnight
- Warming up Tuesday (upper 40s and 50s)
- Another chance of cold rain and wintry mix on Wednesday
Skies will continue to clear allowing for temperatures to drop into the 20s overnight. Winds will continue to slow overnight.
By Tuesday, winds settle with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs will be warmer in the mid-upper 40s and low 50s. Clouds will start to stretch into the area all out in front of our next system.
Yet another soaking system from the south arrives early Wednesday morning delivering rain and a mountain wintry mix. This one looks almost identical to the others we have seen this winter where most areas get a cold rain. Any wintry weather should remain confined to the higher elevations. Right now it is slightly too early to tell how ice totals are looking, but most models are hinting at a glaze of accumulation along the ridgeline and pointing north. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 30s to low 40s.
Rainfall amounts look to be a little higher with .50″ to possible 1″ for some locations.
END OF THE WEEK
Winds will turn strong behind the mid-week system, gusting 20-35 mph. This will also keep the chilly air hanging around through the end of the week, but we will be dry.
Temperatures moderate some by the weekend with highs in the mid/upper 40s. That’s about where we should be for late January. As of this forecast update, the chance of any wintry weather through the end of the month is looking quite slim. There are some signs we may have a subtle temperature drop late next week, but nothing wintry to go along with it for now.
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