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Expect a wet afternoon and evening Tuesday

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NEXT STORM TUESDAY

Another threat for a wintry mix of precipitation returns Tuesday but is expected to change over to rain showers quickly so any mix would be brief.  It depends too on how quickly the moisture streams in on whether we see a touch of light snow, sleet and freezing rain, mainly in our far northwest counties in the higher elevations. Most areas should begin as rain.  Highs are much colder in the upper 30s to near 40 degrees.  Wednesday is quiet, although, after a sunny start, clouds stream back in during the late day hours.

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COLD SHOT

Thursday winds are strong out of the northwest bringing a threat for a few sprinkles or snow flurries.  The story will be more about the temperatures and colder air that arrives.  Temperatures climb to the upper 30s and lower 40s, however, overnight, they plunge to the 20s and remain in the 30s during the day Friday. Despite some intervals of sunshine, brisk northwest winds add to the chill making it feel like the teens for much of the day.

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WEEKEND OUTLOOK

High pressure builds in Saturday but we are still dealing a fair amount of cloud cover.  The breeze is not as strong but winds out of the west-northwest still expected around 10 to 15mph.  Highs Thursday are in the lower 30s after a frigid morning in the upper teens and lower 20s.  Sunday is another cold start in the 20s.  Clouds are building back in across the area during the day and temperatures remain in the 30s for most with a few areas hitting 40 degrees.  Snow chances return late Sunday as moisture spreads in ahead of our next system. Brief shot of light snow changes to rain as milder air spreads in.

Stay with FOX43 Weather for updated changes to the forecast through the rest of the week!

Have a good day!

MaryEllen Pann,

Chief Meteorologist