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FORECAST IN DETAIL
Spring remains in full swing with highs in the 60s through tomorrow. We’ll transition to colder Friday ahead of a very cold weekend. Easily cold enough for snow, but precipitation is the uncertain ingredient.
Today (Wednesday): Showers exit to the east by 7 a.m. or so. Skies turn mostly sunny thereafter, and that helps temperatures rise from morning 50s to afternoon highs in the mid-60s. Breezes from the west, around 10-15 mph with gusts near 25 mph. Confidence: Medium-High
Tonight: With mostly clear skies and lighter winds, most of us should see lows fall back to the upper 30s to mid-40s, although some of the colder spots could get down to the mid-30s. Winds come from the west-southwest around 10 mph. Confidence: High
Tomorrow (Thursday): Mostly sunny morning skies may see some increasing clouds during the afternoon. Winds continue a bit breezy from the west, which is a mild direction for us. That means afternoon highs into the mid- to upper 60s. Confidence: Medium-High
Tomorrow night: The evening should stay dry, but skies turn mostly cloudy overnight with a few light rain showers possible. Lows settle in the 40s. Confidence: Medium
A LOOK AHEAD
Friday could see some more light rain showers through the morning hours, perhaps even mixing with a few snowflakes as colder air moves in from the north. Clouds linger into the afternoon with cooler highs in the mid-40s to near 50, and an increasing wind from the northwest. We’re partly cloudy and much colder Friday night with lows in the 20s. Confidence: Low-Medium
The weekend is undoubtedly cold, with highs probably only in the 30s to near 40, and Saturday night lows in the 20s. The chance of snow we’ve been watching Saturday evening into Sunday remains, but there’s a growing chance the storm misses us to the south or only grazes us with light snow. Still time for this forecast to fluctuate, so check back for updates. Confidence: Low
SNOW POTENTIAL INDEX
A daily assessment of the potential for at least 1 inch of snow in the next week, on a 0-10 scale.
2/10 (→): Plenty cold for snow this weekend, but storm track may not cooperate. Another chance to watch late Monday-Tuesday.