Frigid conditions tonight into Thursday morning! -20 degree wind chills expected!


Skies have become cloudy early this morning and temperatures are mainly in the teens, winds are light.

Today an Arctic cold front will be crossing the area early this afternoon, there is a small chance the front will be accompanied by some brief snow showers.  After the frontal passage frigid air will move into the area, temperatures will plummet tonight to the single digits and along with strong winds gusting above 30 mph will cause wind chill values to drop to around -20 degrees, a wind chill advisory is in effect.

During the day Thursday the winds will diminish but it will remain very cold with highs only around 20 despite mostly sunny skies.  Thursday night will not be as frigid as temperatures hold steady from the afternoon highs.

Some clouds Friday morning followed by mostly sunny skies and temperatures may reach the freezing mark.

Dry this weekend, Saturday will be another cold day but temperatures will moderate on Sunday to near normal.

Not as cold early next week but there may be some light snow Monday night into Tuesday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers after 10am, highs in the mid 20s, winds increasing this afternoon.

TONIGHT – Frigidly cold and windy with lows around 3 degrees, winds gusting to 32 mph, wind chills -20.

THURSDAY – Mostly sunny with diminishing winds, high around 20.

FRIDAY – Cloudy in the morning with a slight chance of flurries, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, high in the low 30s.

SATURDAY – Sunny, high in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

MONDAY – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 30s, chance of light snow at night.

TUESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow, high in the mid 30s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Gale warning will in effect from 9am this morning until 7am Thursday morning for northwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisory likely Thursday with gales again expected at night, small craft advisories expected Friday and during the day on Saturday with no advisories expected Saturday night and Sunday.

 

Have a good day!

 

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