High pressure will build across the region today. Lingering lake effect snow showers and flurries are possible, but amounts will be light.
Any left over snow showers should end this evening with skies becoming mostly clear. It will be quite cold with many locations falling below zero. High pressure will dominate the region's weather on Friday bringing sunshine, but cold temperatures will continue.
Clouds will increase Friday night through Saturday morning as an upper level trough swings our way from the lower Great Lakes. Snow will break out Saturday afternoon or evening in advance of this system.
Here is the forecast: For today, partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs will be around 20. Winds W 5-10 mph.
Tonight, partly cloudy with lows -5 to 2. Winds W 5-10 mph. Wind chills -5 to -15.
Friday, partly sunny with highs around 15. Winds W 10-15 mph. Wind chills -10 to -20.
Friday night, increasing clouds with lows -6 to 1.
Saturday, cloudy with a chance of snow after noon. Highs will be in the low 20s.
Looking ahead: The upper trough will rotate eastward across the region Saturday night through Sunday. Snow is likely with some light accumulation possible. Lows Saturday night will be around 10 degrees with highs on Sunday climbing to the mid 20s.
High pressure will return for Monday and Tuesday bringing fair weather along with continued cold temperatures. Highs on Monday will be around 20, then climb into the low 20s on Tuesday.