Clear, chilly night before sun and clouds Sunday

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Above normal temperatures Sunday
  • Rain showers Sunday evening
  • Snow showers Sunday night-Wednesday

DETAILED FORECAST

It will be a clear and chilly during the overnight hours with temperatures falling to lows around 30 degrees overnight before a few clouds arrive toward sunrise, according to StormCenter 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.

“Sunshine gives way to clouds on Sunday and it will become windy in the afternoon with gusts over 20 mph possible,” Vrydaghs said. “These winds will bring in milder temperatures from the southwest.”

Highs on Sunday are expected to reach into the upper 40s before an approaching cold front brings scattered rain showers in the evening.

“Much colder air builds in behind the front allowing rain showers to mix with and change over to snow showers Sunday night,” Vrydaghs said. :The area of low pressure associated with the cold front will spin to our north, in the Great Lakes, through the middle part of the week. This set-up will bring several rounds of snow showers to the area.”

Monday: Windy with scattered snow showers on Monday. Some rain could mix in at times with temperatures climbing above freezing in the lower to middle 30s. After sunset temperatures will drop below freezing and any rain/snow mix changeover to all snow. Some heavier bursts of snow are possible, reducing visibility and creating icy spots on the roads. Light accumulations are possible, but mostly less than an inch. Winds may gust over 20mph throughout the day, so even when snow is not falling, blowing and drifting will be an issue.

Tuesday: Light snow showers at times during the day. An additional dusting to a inch possible in spots. Windy and cold with highs in the 20s. The low pressure to our north will finally begin to pull away into Tuesday night and the chances for snow will decrease.

Wednesday: The cold and windy pattern still exists for Wednesday. Temperatures will start in the teens with highs in the 20s. Wind chills will range from the single digits to the teens. A few hit or miss snow showers are still possible, but not as active as the previous days.

Thursday: Partly sunny and cold. Highs in the middle 20s.

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