High pressure will continue to dominate the weather across our area through tonight. Temperatures will be cold today, but not quite as cold as yesterday.
On Thursday, the high will slide to our east, and temperatures will begin to moderate. A cold front will slide southward across the area Thursday night and stall just to our south on Friday. Snow will break out Thursday night and continue into Friday morning before tapering off. Temperatures will continue to moderate on Friday with highs approaching the freezing mark.
Here is the forecast: For today, sunny with highs in the low to mid teens. Winds SW 15-25 mph. Wind chills -15 to -25.
Tonight, mostly clear with lows 5 to 10. Winds SW 10-20 mph. Wind chills -5 to -15.
Thursday, increasing clouds with highs in the mid to upper 20s. Winds SW 15-25 mph. Wind chills -5 to -15.
Thursday night, cloudy with snow likely. Lows in the mid 20s.
Friday, snow likely during the morning, then cloudy with a chance of snow showers during the afternoon. Highs on Friday will be around 30.
Looking ahead: Low pressure will develop and strengthen as it tracks northeastward across the area Friday night and Saturday. The track of this storm is critical in determining what type of precipitation will fall. At this time, it looks like the storm will bring snow to the area Friday through Saturday morning, with a change over to rain expected Saturday afternoon. Lows Friday night will be in the low to mid 20s with highs on Saturday reaching the mid to upper 30s.
Saturday night, precipitation will change back to snow with temperatures falling into the teens.
High pressure will build across the region Sunday and Monday with partly sunny skies expected both days. Highs both days will be in the mid 20s.