Strong northwest winds and much cooler temperatures will create chilly wind chill readings in the teens, 20’s and 30’s Thursday, coldest during the morning.
Near-freezing temperatures are expected Thursday night into early Friday. The cold may damage sensitive outdoor plants.
Another storm system will spread widespread rain across the region Saturday through early Sunday. While mostly rain is expected, light snow may mix with the rain at times, although little if any snow accumulation is expected.
- Thursday – A slight chance of rain and snow after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Thursday Night – A slight chance of rain and snow before 8 p.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Friday – Sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
- Friday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
- Saturday – A 20 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
- Saturday Night – A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
- Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
- Sunday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
- Monday – Sunny, with a high near 76.
- Monday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy.