I hope you are saying warm this morning as most locations are ranging from the low to mid 20s. Unfortunately, we won't warm up too much today with highs topping out in the low to mid 30s. Progressing overnight, a very cold night is in store. Guidance is struggling to pick up on the clearing expected through this afternoon, and as a result, suggests lows in the upper teens and low 20s. With that said, our forecast incorporates the clearing and high pressure, making lows a bit closer to the mid teens ballpark. Either way, its going to be COLD to start the weekend off.
We are pretty much stuck between systems to the south and the north for the next couple of days. As such, precipitation will be fairly light over the next 7 days. Our next real system won't arrive until late Monday night and into the day Tuesday. Another mix of rain to snow will be possible, but details remain too little to give any meaningful predictions (snow-wise).
Looking longer term, our lean toward below average temperatures looks to remain locked in place. After a well above November and December, I guess it's only right we finish out Winter on the cooler side. This graphic comes courtesy of the Climate Prediction Center.
That will wrap it up for today....other than the cold temperatures to start the morning tomorrow, we'll see gradually warming temps and plenty of sunshine throughout the weekend. Enjoy and have a good one!
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