Good afternoon and I hope you are staying warm out there! Lunch time temperatures today will be in the upper 20's for the valley and low to mid 20's in the higher elevations. To round out the day itself, expect mostly sunny skies with high's in the mid 30's.
If we take a look at what's going on across the US, a major ridge is dominating much of the eastern half of the US. This ridging will keep things dry for much of the work week before showers move in late Thursday and into Friday. Along with the lack of moisture, temperatures will begin slowly warming with high's back in the 50's Thursday and Friday.
If you have been outside today, you may have noticed some snow flurries moving through. The latest sounding data shows some moisture in the "snow growth layer" of the atmosphere, contributing to the light snow showers/flurries we are seeing. Though no accumulation is expected, it is nice to see a few flakes with this cold weather. Moving forward, expect to stay dry for much of the work week with showers moving in late Thursday and into the day Friday.
That will wrap it up for today's forecast but be sure to dress warm the next couple of days.
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