Showers, high near 48 — TODAY'S FORECAST


Once the storm system begins to exit the area Monday night, rain will quickly transition to snow as temperatures plummet.

Today's forecast calls for a slight chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 p.m.

Temperatures will drop by 20 degrees on Tuesday, with a low Tuesday night of 34 degrees.

Overnight low temperature Wednesday near 0 degrees north to the teens south, high temperature Thursday in the teens north and 20s south.

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There is a 50 percent chance that precipitation will be above normal through February 3. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 34 miles per hour. Little accumulation is expected. Another warming trend will commence Thursday with lows in the mid to upper 30s and highs in the lower 60s with sunshine and strong south winds.

The freezing rain will likely switch to plain old rain early Tuesday as temperatures climb to a forecast 2 C.

Our team will be tracking more showers heading into the weekend. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Thanks to west and northwest winds at 25 to 30 through early afternoon, wildfire concerns continue. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. These temperatures will range from 5 to 10 degrees below the climatological high for late-January. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Even the night should be warm, with a low of 49. Friday night there will be patchy clouds as low temperatures fall into the lower to mid 30s.

High pressure will take over our weather by Wednesday.