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Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:04AM

Mittens and Ear-Flap Weather

Cold and generally clear conditions today will give way to increasing clouds and milder weather for Sunday. However, radiational cooling will make for another cold start early in the day. You’ll definitely make a dent in the firewood pile. Monday will be cloudy, cool and wet, with periods of mainly light rain. Tuesday looks like the warmest day of the forecast, while some showers return for Wednesday as our next arctic front passes through. More cold weather with snow showers will end the week.

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Hi: 33 Lo: 15

Clear; Cold, but not as cold by afternoon; AM wind West 5-15 mph, then becoming light

Hi: 42 Lo: 33

Increasing PM clouds; Milder; Maybe a shower late Sunday night; South wind 5-15 mph, but SW and gusty up top Sun. night

Hi: 49 Lo: 39

Clouds; Periods of light rain during the daytime; West wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 52 Lo: 37

Mostly cloudy; A brief break; Maybe a few showers Tue. night

Hi: 44 Lo: 23

Generally cloudy; Periods of light rain; Turning colder Wed. night with snow showers or flurries possible

Further Out

Thursday - Morning clouds with snow showers or flurries possible; Breezy and much colder again; High in the upper 20s; Low in the upper teens
Friday - Continued cold; More clouds; A few snow showers possible; High in the lower 30s; Low in the upper teens

Forecast Discussion

Arctic high pressure will slowly cross the southern Appalachians this weekend. It’ll be flat out cold today and tonight, with some moderation in the air mass as we get into Sunday afternoon. Strong warm advection develops later Sunday night and Monday.

As this warm air lifts over the retreating cold air, we’ll see rain develop around sunrise on Monday. It appears that the cold air will be displaced quickly enough to avoid any wintry weather issues. Still, cold ground and light rain could result in an icy bridge or two early Monday. We’ll keep an eye on that.

As the week progresses, we’ll be hearing more about our perennial friend the Polar Vortex as that mass of very cold arctic air sets up shop over southeast Canada. This will push a cold front through the region during the day on Wednesday. Weather models don’t always handle these shallow cold air masses very well, and temperatures behind the front may end up being colder than what’s currently in the forecast for Thursday and Friday.

Some snow showers are possible Wednesday night and Thursday and again on Friday. The weather remains active into next weekend. This could bring us our first accumulating winter precipitation of the year so far, though it’s way too early to get (too) excited yet.


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