The main weather story over the next seven days will be the return of wet weather tonight and Friday, the possibility of more wet weather this weekend that could end on a wintry note Sunday and Monday, and an overall cool pattern regime that will lock in over the region next week. Temperatures will climb to warmer than normal levels this afternoon with the return of a southerly flow. Moisture content and clouds will continue to increase throughout the day with rain showers developing tonight. Showers could linger into the afternoon hours on Friday before drying up. Another system will bring the chance for showers late Saturday and Sunday. Cool air moves into the area on Sunday and by Sunday night the atmosphere may be cool enough for a mixture of rain and snow. Light snow showers or flurries are possible early Monday. Temperatures next week will remain mostly below normal.
Thursday: Increasing clouds and mild. Rain showers develop in the evening. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. Winds south-southwest 5-15 mph.
Friday: Mostly cloudy and wet. Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 40s. Winds east-northeast 5-10 mph.
Saturday: A.M. clouds and drizzle/flurries possible. Clouds/rain prospects increase at night. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. Winds north-northeast 5-15 mph.
Sunday: Increasing clouds and slightly mild. Rain increases in coverage and intensity. Rain could change or mix with snow late. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Winds southeast 10-20 mph.
Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance for flurries. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. Winds north 10-20 mph.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy and unseasonably cold. Highs in the mid 30s. Winds north 10-20 mph.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and cool. Highs in the mid 30s. Winds northwest 5-15 mph.
8-15 day temperature trend outlook
Thursday Dec. 13: Highs in the 40s.
Friday Dec. 14: Highs in the 40s.
Saturday Dec. 15: Highs in the 30s/40s.
Sunday Dec. 16: Highs in the 30s.
Monday Dec. 17: Highs in the 30s/40s.
Tuesday Dec. 18: Highs in the 30s/40s.
Wednesday Dec. 19: Highs in the 40s.
Thursday Dec. 20: Highs in the 40s.
Friday Dec. 21: Highs in the 30s/40s.
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