Jim Barach's Forecast Discussion
An approaching cold front spread clouds in across the region along with rain showers moving in from the west to the east. Showers will taper off late tonight with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions returning on Friday and lots of sunshine for the weekend.
Tonight, skies will be cloudy with rain showers that could bring a tenth to a quarter inch of rainfall to the region. The overnight low temperature will be 38 degrees. Friday will be partly cloudy and dry. The cooler air behind the front will drop the high temperature to 51 degrees.
The weekend will start out with mostly sunny skies along with dry conditions under high pressure on Saturday. The high temperature will warm to 56 degrees. Sunday will be mostly sunny and dry with the high temperature making it to 58 degrees.
Monday will be partly cloudy and dry ahead of an approaching cold front. The high temperature will make it all the way to a warm 65 degrees. Tuesday will be cloudy with rain showers as the front moves in. Rainfall amounts could be over an inch in some areas with the high temperature dropping back to a still mild 60 degrees. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers as low pressure moves in over the region behind the front. The high temperature will drop to a cool 45 degrees. Thursday will be cloudy with rain showers that could mix in with snowflakes under a large low pressure trough. The high temperature will only make it to 39 degrees. Friday will be mostly cloudy and dry with low pressure still in place over the region. The high temperature will drop to a chilly 33 degrees.
The next weekend will start out with cloudy skies along with scattered snow showers with persistent low pressure still over the region. The high temperature will be a frigid 31 degrees. Sunday will be cloudy with snow showers as low pressure will once again be the region's dominant weather feature. The high temperature will rebound slightly to a still chilly 34 degrees.
Tonight: Cloudy with rain showers. Low 38 degrees.
Friday: Partly cloudy and dry. High 51 degrees.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and dry. High 56 degrees.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and dry. High 58 degrees.
Monday: Partly cloudy and dry. High a mild 65 degrees.
Tuesday: Cloudy with rain showers. High 60 degrees.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with rain showers. High 45 degrees.
Thursday: Cloudy with rain and snow showers. High 39 degrees.
Friday: Mostly cloudy and dry. High 33 degrees.
Saturday: Cloudy with snow showers. High 31 degrees.
Sunday: Cloudy with snow showers/ High 34 degrees.
Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach