5 day forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

Frosty start to Monday in store

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Frost likely Monday morning
  • Chance of showers Monday night
  • Showers, storms return midweek

DETAILED FORECAST

Skies will be clear but it will be cold, SStormCenter 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

Overnight temperatures will fall back into the lower 30s by sunrise, with areas of frost likely to start Monday morning, Vrydaghs said.

This weekend marked the second time this season the area was hit by subfreezing temperatures, but it’s not as cold as it was in October, when a two-day stretch saw overnight lows in the 20s; on Oct. 17 it was 29 degrees and on Oct. 18 it was 25 degrees.

Monday: “You’ll need the heavier jacket to start the day as temperatures will be in the 30s,” Vrydaghs said.

Morning sunshine gives way to clouds for the afternoon, with highs expected in the middle 50s. Some scattered showers arrive from the south into the evening. We could see some pockets of moderate showers at times. It won’t be as cold Monday night with temperatures holding in the 40s.

Tuesday: Lingering showers are possible to start the day. Showers should taper off into the afternoon, but it will remain mostly cloudy with highs in the middle 50s.

Wednesday: Sun gives way to clouds as winds coming out of the south will help our temperatures to reach highs near 60 degrees.

“A cold front bringing showers and possibly a few thunderstorms arrives Wednesday night,” Vrydaghs said. “Winds become gusty as the front approaches. Some higher gusts could peak over 30 mph. The threat for severe weather is low,” Vrydaghs said, “but certainly one to watch over the next couple of days.”

Thursday: Mostly cloudy conditions are expected with some leftover showers early. It still will be windy through the day with gusts of 20 mph or more. Highs will be in the middle 50s.

Friday: Mostly sunny, windy and chilly conditions are in the forecast, with temperatures reaching highs in the upper 40s.

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