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Monday, December 15, 2014

Clouds Return. MILD Midweek!

An onshore flow will bring in moisture off the ocean tonight.  That means clouds will thicken up and there is a slight chance we could squeeze out some mist or drizzle in spots.  Normally  I don't care too much about a few rain drops.  But with temps below freezing I worry about a few slippery spots heading into Tuesday morning.  It's a small chance, but worth telling you about just in case.

Clouds will win out Tuesday with a warm front approaching at night.  This will being a better chance for widespread showers (no snow or anything frozen). Behind the front temperatures will soar on Wednesday, climbing into the mid 40s to around 50 degrees.  Cooler air moves in later this week.

We're keeping a close eye on Sunday.  Some of our computer models are hinting at a coastal storm that could bring some rain or snow to the area.  I don't care what you read about this one from other online sources.  It's way too early for specifics.  Most of our guidance shows this storm remaining mainly or entirely out to sea with just a glancing blow possible.  But 5 days out we still need to keep an eye on it!  It's worth watching and we'll keep you posted.

Tonight: Increasing clouds. Chance for freezing drizzle in spots. Low: 25-30.

Tomorrow: Lots of clouds, chance for drizzle in parts of the state. Showers move in late in the day and at night. High temperatures in the lower 40s.

Wednesday: Chance for an early morning shower (before 8 AM) and an afternoon shower (after 2 PM). A mix of clouds and sun, mild. High temperatures in the mid to upper 40s inland, near 50 degrees for the shore.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, not as mild. High temperatures in the lower 40s.

Friday: Mostly sunny. High temperatures around 40 degrees.

Saturday: Sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant. High temperatures in the upper 30s and lower 40s.

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