After a relatively quiet stretch of weather, the week ahead turns more active as several weather systems are set to pass, bringing some precipitation and wild swings in temperature. A winterlike chill will be felt for the start of the week before a springlike feel briefly takes over for the end.
Saturday kept the nice stretch of weather going, and the trend continues for one more day on Sunday before active weather returns to start the work week. In fact, much of the week ahead will be characterized by chillier temperatures and a few rounds of precipitation. While most falls as rain, some snow is not out of the question Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and will need to be watched closely. Until then, enjoy the final day of December warmth...for now, that is, as temperatures may very well turn warmer again by next weekend.
It is hard to beat the sunshine and relatively mild temperatures this time of year. The past couple of days have certainly delivered on that, and the weekend will start similarly nice. By late Sunday into Monday, a strong cold front swings through and puts an end to the quiet weather pattern when rain and much chillier temperatures return. A couple more systems are then set to pass during the week ahead, bringing quick bouts of rain, but any appreciable snow still looks to be a longshot.
The busy travel day before Thanksgiving is looking pretty good weather-wise both locally and across much of the nation as no major storm systems are present. By Thanksgiving Day, however, a strong cold front pushes through, and rain returns to the region. This rain may end off as a bit of snow Friday morning as colder temperatures take hold, but either way, the chill lingers through the upcoming weekend. Another storm system begins to take shape locally on Sunday, another busy travel day, but there is still some uncertainty as to how this plays out.
Mostly sunny and dry weather dominates the next couple of days as afternoon temperatures stay chilled on Tuesday but turn milder on Wednesday. This bodes well for travel in and out of the area. By the Thanksgiving holiday, rain looks to return to the region, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. Much colder air then filters in on Black Friday, and the chill lingers for the weekend.
Sunday’s rain may be a downer, but the good news is that Thanksgiving week looks generally dry outside of another brief batch of precipitation that could impact the holiday itself. In general, however, no major weather-related travel concerns look present for our area. Meanwhile, temperatures will continue to jump all around this week, but be prepared for more chilly days than not.
After a wild week of weather in which temperatures have ranged from the 20s to the 70s, Saturday afternoon leveled out nicely around seasonable in the 50s with dry conditions. Sunday sees afternoon temperatures in the 50s again, but rain arrives later in the day. However, this rain will be brief-lasting and exits by early Monday. The only other chance for precipitation during the holiday week comes towards the end and will also be brief. Meanwhile, while not as crazy as this past week, temperatures are still expected to exhibit plenty of ups-and-downs in the days to come.
After a wild swing in weather this past week, the weekend continues the theme of no two days being alike. Saturday stays dry and turns seasonable for the afternoon following a very cold start. Rain then pushes in on Sunday, giving way to a much colder start to the Thanksgiving week. The cold spell will be brief, fortunately, but chillier air may invade again for the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday along with a renewed opportunity for rain.
After being stuck in a chill all weekend, temperatures are set to rise significantly during the middle of the week. However, this will be short-lived as colder air returns by the end of the week. As if this was not crazy enough, the weekend also looks to provide another rise-fall trend, though more subtle.
Saturday was a snap back to reality in what fall weather can bring to our region: clouds, wind, and chilly temperatures. Parts of the area even saw a bit of snow Saturday morning, and the flake potential is not over with either. Another system is set to pass on Sunday with temperatures getting cold enough for more snow to fall in spots. While a warm-up is in store by the middle of the week, it will be short-lived.
Temperatures have been stair-stepping down these past few days, going from the 70s on Thursday, to the 60s Friday, and finishing in the 40s today. The chillier air lasts through Monday before temperatures spike back to near 70 degrees on Wednesday, only to drop back down again for the end of the week.
The glorious sunshine just keeps rolling on, and such will be the case for the next few days. Temperatures also rise up, both in the mornings and afternoons, providing more of an early fall feel. However, this trend will be halted by the end of the work week and into the upcoming weekend as a couple of storm systems move through, bringing the return of rain and much cooler temperatures.
Saturday afternoon saw noticeably warmer temperatures despite another cold start to the day. Temperatures will continue to get higher in both the mornings and afternoons through the middle of the week before another chill-down arrives heading into the upcoming weekend. The cooler air will also be accompanied by some rain, the first in nearly two weeks.
We’ve been treated to fall’s “good side” these past several days. Sure, the mornings have been cold, but the afternoons have more than made up for the early chill with a gorgeous blue sky. The coming days get even better as the sunshine continues, but the mornings and afternoons get warmer, putting us out of that deep winterlike feel. The next opportunity for rain still looks to be nearly a week away.
The first week in November will feel more like the first week in December as temperatures turn unseasonably chilly in the days ahead. Most mornings will see temperatures near or at the freezing mark while afternoons struggle to rise much past 50 degrees. Precipitation chances look to be more limited now, though there is still the opportunity for some passing showers and perhaps a few snowflakes.
Saturday caps off what has been a dreary stretch of weather these past few days with clouds and occasional showers. Sunday begins to see some drying, and the first few days of the upcoming work week start fairly dry. This will change by the end of the week when another weather system brings renewed precipitation chances to the region. While most of that precipitation falls as rain, it is currently not out of the question that the first snowflakes of the season may fall as well. But, a lot has to come together just right for that to happen, so there is plenty of time to fine-tune the forecast. Either way, temperatures turn much chillier by the end of the work week, with the region’s first widespread freeze also looking likely.
A large area of low pressure which has brought periodic showers the past couple days remains in the vicinity for yet another day. As a result, rain chances stay in the forecast, although rain will be sporadic and light in nature, which is more of a nuisance in planning any outdoor activities. While there will likely be breaks in precipitation, it is always best to be prepared anyway. That includes the many communities having trick-or-treat Saturday evening. By Halloween itself on Sunday, lingering showers in the morning will give way to drier conditions by the evening. This leads into a dry start to the work week followed by a damper end that turns dramatically chillier.
In a month that has seen plenty of nice days with sunshine and warmth, the final week looks to be anything but. Temperatures turn much cooler, clouds will be plentiful on most days, and rain chances will also be frequent. Perhaps the weather is just getting in the “spooky” mood for Halloween on Sunday.
Get ready for a wild ride of weather this upcoming week. No two days will be similar. Following unseasonable warmth to start, much cooler air takes over following a round of showers and thunderstorms. A brief dry period during the middle of the week will then give way to damper conditions towards the end.