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Last night’s clipper system brought light snow to the region. Accumulations ranged anywhere from just a dusting to 2 inches. Winds have picked up out of the west in response to a tight pressure gradient from this departing clipper system. The gusty winds are expected to die down later this evening. That’s when clouds will increase in coverage over the area ahead of another clipper system that will bring another coating of light snow to the area late tonight and Sunday morning. Temperatures will remain near seasonable (near-normal) levels today and Sunday before winds turn southerly and temperatures climb back into the 40s, capping a mild end to January and a mild start to February. So far this month, 18 days have been milder than normal. Our next chance for precipitation after Sunday will come on Tuesday.
Saturday: Snow ending early. Clouds increase and light snow develops late. Highs in the lower 30s. Winds southwest becoming west-northwest 10-20 mph. Wind gust up to 40 mph.
Sunday: Light snow early. Highs in the upper 20s. Winds northwest 10-20 mph and gusty. Wind gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday: Partly cloudy, breezy, and becoming milder. Clouds increase late. Light rain develops overnight. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. Winds southwest 10-20 mph with gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with light rain ending early. Falling temperatures. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Winds southwest 5-15 mph becoming northwest 5-15 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with temperatures falling. Chance of light rain early. Highs in the lower 40s. Winds west 10-20 mph.
Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Winds southwest 5-15 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny and cool. Increasing clouds in the afternoon. Slight chance for a flurry or two. Highs in the lower 30s. Winds northeast 10-20 mph.
8-15 day outlook (Long-range Forecast)
Saturday Feb 4: Highs in the 30s.
Sunday Feb 5: Highs in the 30s.
Monday Feb 6: Highs in the 20s/30s.
Tuesday Feb 7: Highs in the 20s/30s.
Wednesday Feb 8: Highs in the 20s.
Thursday Feb 9: Highs in the 20s.
Friday Feb 10: Highs in the 20s/30s.
Saturday Feb 11: Highs in the 30s.
Sunday Feb 12: Highs in the 30s.
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