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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

More Wet Than White

Roads will remain primarily wet tonight, even though a few slicks pots are possible.  A mix of rain, snow and sleet will change entirely over to rain as temperatures in the upper levels of the atmosphere begin to climb. Even at the ground level, temperatures will remain steady or rise. The only place where icing may be an issue tonight/early tomorrow will be the northwest hills.
How warmer air in the upper levels of the atmosphere
impacts precipitation at the ground

This little taste of winter is ironically courtesy of a warm front.  That will help temperatures rise up around 50 degrees on Wednesday with lots of clouds and the chance for a shower or two.  Thursday and Friday look dry but cooler.  Unsettled weather returns for the weekend with the chance for some showers on Saturday and periods of rain likely Sunday into Monday.

Forecast Details:

Tonight: Snow/sleet changes to rain. Only exception will be the northwest hills where pockets of freezing drizzle are possible. Low: 30s. Temps will hold steady or even rise. 

Tomorrow: Steady rain ends early in the morning. Otherwise, cloudy and mild with patchy fog and scattered showers.  High: Near 50.

Thursday: Sunny, colder. High: in the lower to middle 40s.

Friday: Remaining dry but cool with increasing clouds. High temperatures in the mid 30s to around 40 degrees.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, chance for showers. High temperatures in the middle to upper 40s.\

Sunday: Cloudy with periods of rain. High temperatures in the middle 40s.

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