Sunday: Cloudy. Slight snow chance? Highs: Mid-30s to around 40.
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FORECAST IN DETAIL
Even if snow chances are low later this weekend, we continue to see cold and fairly cloudy conditions. Stay tuned as we get closer to Sunday for forecast changes, and keep bundling up and taking care of yourself during these short days when sun is hard to come by!
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Today (Friday): Sun may battle some periodic clouds, but we’ll take what we can get. Upper 30s to low 40s for high temperatures won’t feel that warm, with northwesterly breezes occasionally gusting near 15 mph by late afternoon. Bundle up! (If you weren’t already.) Confidence: Medium-High
Tonight: A very cold night is ahead. Breezes slowly calm and skies remain clear until perhaps midnight or so. This aids heat escaping the ground, with pre-dawn low temperatures ultimately dipping to near 20 in the coldest spots, while reaching the mid- or upper 20s in the city. Winds are light. Confidence: High
Tomorrow (Saturday): If you need some sunshine to thwart that seasonal affective disorder, aim to be outside in the morning vs. afternoon, because clouds are slowly on the increase. Clouds may help prevent high temperatures from getting above the upper 30s to low 40s once again. If you must decorate or shop, use those warm layers! Light northwesterly afternoon breezes aren’t much appreciated. Confidence: Medium-High
Tomorrow night: Clouds continue to increase and thicken overall, but a few stars may twinkle. Low temperatures should stay a bit less-frigid, in the mid- to upper 20s. Light northern breezes may blow around 5 mph. Confidence: Medium-High
A LOOK AHEAD
Sunday: Clouds probably dominate, but the question is can we squeeze any snow out of them? For now, let’s call for a 30 percent chance of an afternoon flurry or snow showers — with only perhaps a 20 percent chance of anything accumulating, mainly south of town. High temperatures may hover in the mid-30s to around 40. Much of this is subject to change. Please stay tuned as we watch the final storm track. Confidence: Low-Medium
Sunday night: Cloudiness continues, as does a 30 percent chance of snow showers or flurries. After sunset, even a brief snow shower could put down a dusting, so stay weather aware. Temperatures may fall only slightly into the upper 20s and low 30s. Confidence: Low-Medium
Breezes and chilliness remain possible Monday and Tuesday. Any cloudiness or lingering snow showers or flurries should exit by early Monday at the latest. Upper 30s to low 40s are possible for high temperatures Monday, and it’s similar Tuesday or a bit warmer. At least we’re also sunnier by Tuesday, as it appears now. We can’t seem to kick this January weather pattern yet! Confidence: Low-Medium
SNOW POTENTIAL INDEX
A daily assessment of the potential for at least one inch of snow in the next week, on a zero-to-10 scale.
2/10 (↓): Accumulating snow wants to stay south, but please do check to see whether the storm track has shifted at all.