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Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 5:30AM

Gray; Some Light Rain

Overcast skies return today and it will remain on the cool side. Some areas of drizzle can be expected this morning. More light rain is likely later today and particularly tonight. Aside from some light rain very early in the day, Thanksgiving Day should turn out much nicer with afternoon sunshine and warmer temperatures. Black Friday features lots of sunshine and more unseasonably mild temperatures.

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Wednesday

Hi: 56 Lo: 49

Generally cloudy; Spotty drizzle this morning; Rain likely by late in the day & tonight; South wind 5-10 mph
Thursday

Hi: 69 Lo: 43

Perhaps a leftover early morning shower; Becoming partly sunny & unseasonably mild for Thanksgiving; SW wind 5-10 mph
Friday

Hi: 66 Lo: 45

Lots of sunshine after some early fog; Nice for Black Friday; Light NW wind
Saturday

Hi: 60 Lo: 39

Mix of clouds & sunshine; Not quite as mild
Sunday

Hi: 54 Lo: 45

Increasing clouds; Rain moving in by Sunday night

Further Out

Monday - Morning rain; Turning colder PM; Scattered snow showers or flurries Monday night; High in the upper 40s; Low in the mid 20s
Tuesday - Morning flurries or snow showers possible; Becoming partly cloudy; Windy & much colder; High in the mid 30s; Low in the mid 20s

Forecast Discussion

Southerly flow ahead of an approaching cold front will keep skies rather gray today. Spotty areas of drizzle will be around this morning. The cold front will swing through the area by early Thursday. Mainly light rain will be likely by late today and tonight, concluding near daybreak on Thanksgiving Day. Sunshine will return, promoting some very mild temperatures for Turkey Day.

High pressure will promote a fine Black Friday around the area with mostly sunny skies and more pleasant temperatures, making it the weather pick of the period.

The holiday weekend will be mixed. Saturday should be partly sunny and rather pleasant. Sunday will have increasing clouds as a storm system gathers over the Gulf Coast region and heads our way. Rain will push into the mountains by Sunday night and continue into Monday morning, with significant rainfall amounts likely.

Much colder air will follow in behind this system for Monday night and Tuesday. Snow showers or flurries will be possible in the cold northwesterly wind flow.

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