Temperatures this morning are mainly in the mid-teens and winds have diminished somewhat from last night, yesterday evening was especially harsh with the winds gusting to 40MPH and temperatures in the teens, wind chills were well below zero. Plenty of sunshine today with further diminishing winds will make today feel considerably better than yesterday although high temperatures in the 30s are still below normal for this time of year.
On Tuesday a frontal system will cause precipitation in the afternoon but with a southerly flow setting up all that falls will be in the form of rain with temperatures rising well up into the 40s.
This warm up will be short lived as the air behind the front is cold and the winds will increase for Wednesday and Thursday but it would be as brutal as yesterday. and the days will feature plenty of sunshine.
The next chance of precipitation will be Friday night and Saturday, the computer models are not in agreement so it is hard to forecast details but as of now it appears that the precipitation will start off as snow and then change to rain as temperatures rise into the 40s. Dry with slightly above normal temperatures on Sunday .
The forecast: Today – Sunny with diminishing winds, high in the mid 30s.
Tonight – Partly cloudy, not as cold as last night, low in the mid 20s.
Tuesday – Becoming cloudy with rain showers from the afternoon into the evening, high in the upper 40s.
Wednesday – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
Thursday – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.
Friday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow toward evening, high near 40.
Saturday – Chance of snow changing to rain, mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
Marine Forecast: Small craft advisory till noon today, northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing, seas 6 feet this morning lowering this afternoon to 4 feet..
Outlook – Small craft advisories likely will be needed from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday.
Have a great Presidents’ Day!