Wintry mix for some turns to all rain showers Tuesday afternoon

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By midday, rain showers and a spotty wintry mix enter the region.

 

 

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A spotty wintry mix is possible mainly to the west and northwest of Harrisburg.

NEXT SYSTEM: A dreary day is expected Tuesday as the next system arrives. It’s a dry start to the morning before any precipitation enters the picture. It’s cloudy too, with morning temperatures in the upper 20s to middle 30s. A brief mix could sneak in depending on around the midday and afternoon hours. This means some sleet, and/or freezing rain is possible briefly, mainly for the higher elevations to the west and northwest of Harrisburg. futurecast1Most however, are expected to see rain showers from the start. The region ultimately turns to rain showers during much of the afternoon, evening, and the overnight period. Skies are dry by daybreak Wednesday. Temperatures Tuesday reach the lower to middle 40s, and then reach the upper 40s to lower 50s on Wednesday. After plenty of sunshine peeks through Wednesday, clouds quickly return later during the day.

 

 

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A blast of cold air moves in just in time for the weekend.

WEEKEND COLD BURST: Chillier December air is expected to move in for the end of the week and the weekend. On Thursday, the chance for a few rain and snow showers returns with a fast moving system. Expect plenty of clouds, with temperatures in the upper 30s to lower 40s. A cold burst of air settles into the area in the wake of the system. This leads to a cold start to the weekend. Temperatures are in the lower to middle 30s both Friday and Saturday. It’s breezy and cloudy with a few flurries Friday. Plenty of clouds continue through Saturday. Our next system could bring some snow showers Saturday night and into Sunday. Temperatures Sunday are closer to 40 degrees.

 

 

NEXT WEEK: Our next system arrives late Sunday into Monday. With the timing of the system and temperatures still on the chilly side, we likely see some snow showers Sunday night. As the system passes through Monday, we’re looking at the potential for both rain and snow showers. Temperatures crawl into the upper 30s to lower 40s.

 

 

Have a great Tuesday!