Forecast Last Updated at Monday, January 21, 2019 at 4:38PM
We’re at the low point of the winter-to-date with respect to temperatures. With clear skies and diminishing winds, temperatures will fall below 15 degrees for many areas across the area tonight. Tuesday will continue under mostly sunny skies, but with temperatures not quite as cold (but still well below normal). Another soaking rain event returns for Wednesday, however, there is a risk of the precipitation starting briefly as a wintry/icy mix late Tuesday night or first thing Wednesday.
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Hi: 30 Lo: 15
Clear but very cold; Calm wind becoming light SE
Hi: 39 Lo: 31
Lots of sunshine; Increasing cloudiness late; Perhaps some light freezing rain or sleet by daybreak Wednesday; SE wind 5-10 mph
Hi: 52 Lo: 40
Cloudy with rain, steadiest/heaviest PM; South wind 5-15 mph
Hi: 43 Lo: 25
Early rain perhaps ending as snow flurries; Becoming partly cloudy, windy & colder
Hi: 37 Lo: 18
Mostly clear, but cold
Saturday - Mostly sunny & quite cold; Becoming partly cloudy Saturday night; High in the mid 30s; Low in the lower 20s
Sunday - Mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow or flurries; High in the upper 30s; Low in the mid 20s
It will be clear tonight with a continuation of very cold temperatures. Valleys will be coldest tonight, with plenty of 10 to 15-degree readings in the sheltered holes.
Tuesday won’t be quite as cold, however, temperatures will still be several degrees below normal for late-January. Clouds will be on the increase late in the day as the next storm system takes shape over the central part of the United States. A problem arises late Tuesday night and early Wednesday as moisture arrives with pre-existing cold, dry air in place. The threat exists for a quick period of wintry mix at onset before going over to all rain during Wednesday. We expect another rainfall event of an inch plus from this system.
Behind the front, cold air invades again early Thursday with rain maybe ending as snow flurries. Dry but cold weather concludes the workweek.
Cold weather is here to stay through the weekend. In fact, another weather-maker could bring a threat of snow by the end of next weekend, although details are extremely fuzzy at this time range.
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