Couple Dry Days Ahead…Arctic Chill Lurking

We're off to a great start to 2016 so far as our dry but season pattern has held ground and will continue to do so for at least the next couple of days before we begin talking about our next storm system that will impact the area.

Today we may have some morning fog and clouds to contend with but the sun will make an appearance by the afternoon hours with middle 30s expected today. Tonight begins an increase in clouds that will carry over into Wednesday but will ultimately help stabilize temperatures as we will again hit the middle 30s for afternoon highs on Wednesday.

Our next storm system is taking shape in the desert southwest and so far it appears we will primarily be on the warm side of the system leading to rain likely by Thursday afternoon into Friday as highs climb to near 40 degrees. As the system departs on Saturday we could have a brief period of snow but right now nothing substantial in terms of accumulations. we'll see how things evolve as we get closer to the weekend.

One thing is for sure though and that is our first Arctic air intrusion of the season is looking likely for early next week as daytime highs will crash into the lower teens and overnight lows perhaps below zero. You've been warned!

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Latest Fast5 Forecast:

Today: A few morning clouds with some possible fog, otherwise becoming partly sunny. high: 34\
Tonight: A few clouds. Low: 24
Wednesday: Increasing clouds. High: 34
Thursday: Showers likely. High: 38
Friday: Periods of rain likely. Warm. High: 40