Cold Tonight...Windy New Year's Eve With Rain Late
A cold low pressure system brought cloudy skies along with snow showers for the early part of Friday. The snow showers ended over the lowlands and will dissipate tonight over the mountains. Clearing skies will make for a cold night with breezy conditions and rain showers taking us through New Year's Eve Day Saturday with scattered rain showers continuing through New Year's Day Sunday.
Tonight, skies will clear out gradually which will allow the temperature to drop through radiational cooling without any clouds to trap in the warmth of the day. The overnight low temperature will drop to 24 degrees. New Year's Eve Day Saturday will be mostly cloudy with windy conditions. Rain showers will move in late but the high temperature will still manage to climb all the way to 50 degrees. New Year's Day Sunday will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers through the day. The high temperature will warm a bit to 53 degrees.
Monday will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers ahead of the next approaching cold front. The high temperature will warm to a mild 63 degrees. Tuesday will be Cloudy with rain showers as the cold front moves in. Some areas could see an inch or more of rainfall with the high temperature warming to 67 degrees. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with rain showers as the front moves through the region. The high temperature will drop to 43 degrees in the cooler air behind the front. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with the rain showers changing over to snow with low pressure moving in over the region. The high temperature will drop to a chilly 38 degrees. Friday will be mostly cloudy with snow showers along with a cooler high temperature of 36 degrees.
The next weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with dry conditions as low pressure remains in place over the region. The high temperature will drop again to 30 degrees. Sunday will be partly cloudy, dry and cool with a high temperature of 31 degrees. Monday will be partly cloudy and dry with the high temperature warming a bit to 35 degrees.
Tonight: Clearing and cool. Low 24 degrees.
New Year's Eve Day Saturday: Mostly cloudy and windy. High 50 degrees with rain moving in late.
New Year's Day Sunday: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers. High 53 degrees.
Monday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. High 63 degrees.
Tuesday: Cloudy with rain. High 67 degrees.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with rain showers. High 43 degrees.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. High 38 degrees.
Friday: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. High 36 degrees.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy and dry. High 30 degrees.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and dry. High 31 degrees.
Monday: Partly cloudy and dry. High 35 degrees.
Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach