5 Day Forecast With Eric Elwell

Sunny, warm weekend ahead


  • Clearing skies, warm weekend ahead
  • Warming trend begins Saturday
  • Windy and warm Sunday


Clouds and a few flurries will give way to slow clearing, StormCenter 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures this evening will slowly fall into the upper 20s.

Saturday: High pressure will take control of the weather across the region with sunny skies expected. It will become breezy at times late in the day. Highs will climb into the upper 40s.

Sunday: Most of the day will be mostly sunny but strong winds are expected in the afternoon. Wind gusts of more than 30 mph will be possible. It will be unseasonably warm with highs reaching to near 60 degrees. There will be the chance for rain late in the evening as a cold front approaches.

Monday: There is a chance for a little wintry mix very early in the morning, but skies will clear as into the afternoon. Temperatures will start out cooler, in the lower 30s. Highs will rebound to near 50 degrees with breezy conditions.

Tuesday: Clouds will increase with the threat for rain late in the day. A few thunderstorms also will be possible as a strong storm system tracks into the region. As the front moves by Tuesday night, much cooler air will move into the area, allowing for rain to mix with or change to snow late. It will be windy with highs in the upper 50s before falling late.

Wednesday: It will be cloudy, colder and quite breezy with snow showers likely. Highs will be in the middle 30s.

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