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Friday, March 15, 2013

Last Weekend In Winter!

Who has two thumbs and can’t wait for the weekend?  THIS GIRL!

Just a heads up… The last weekend of winter will feel like the MIDDLE of winter.  There are no signs of spring making a comeback ANY TIME soon.  So mentally prepare yourself for winter coats for the next week (or two)!

A few flurries this evening will give way to mostly cloudy skies with temperatures dropping into the 20s.

Saturday is partly to mostly cloudy with a storm passing well south of Connecticut.  Even though steady rain/snow is out of the question, a flurry or sprinkle is possible in a few spots.  High temperatures will struggle to hit the 40 degree mark!

The clouds part just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day. (Luck of the Irish?) But even the sun can’t help warm up this frigid air mass.  Once again temperatures will fight to hit 40 degrees.

Monday is quiet during the day. Then Monday night into Tuesday morning a period of accumulating snow is likely. The commute could be messy before snow mixes in and changes to heavy rain.  There are still many questions that need to be answered before we throw out possible accumulations.  For one, when does the changeover to rain occur?  Also, will the valley’s and hills stay cold enough to see snow/mix longer than other locations. Either way, right now this looks like a mainly rain event. But since we’re on the borderline again, we need to keep a close eye on this one. Every time I say the word borderline I always start singing Madonna.

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