Storms on the way and a big cool down -Chris

Good Thursday morning everyone. If you’ve enjoyed the mild temps, I’ve got bad news, however, if you like cold weather, then I’ve got great news.

We have gusty winds ahead of our front today with gusts pushing 30-40mph across the region as we head into the late morning hours.

The good news is, we’re getting some much needed rain across the area with totals anywhere from half an inch to an inch and a half across the area.


We’ll get some scattered showers and storms ahead of the front as early as 11:00 Thursday morning.

Scattered storms continue through the evening hours with a few more getting going as the front draws closer around 5:00 this evening.

Scattered storms increase in coverage across the area through the late evening and overnight hours. As temps fall behind the front, a stray flurry or two is possible, but no widespread snow.

For today, we’re heading for a high around 74° and temps begin to fall by this evening.

They continue to fall tonight as we drop back down to 35° with showers and storms clearing out around 2 or 3:00 in the morning.

We stay cold for the next several days as we look at the long range forecast, which you’ll find below.



Long range forecast:

Late next week: Staying chilly and we do have a wave on Thursday and Friday, but it looks to stay mainly south of us but I am watching it.

November 20th-26th:  A cool start to the week with slight rain and snow chances on Sunday and Monday.  Warming up into Thanksgiving but cooling back down by Friday and Saturday.  Also rain chances on Friday with rain or snow chances on Saturday.

November 27th-December 3rd: Mainly and cold or cool week.  Slight chances for rain on Tuesday and Wednesday.

December 4th-10th: Back to mild temperatures most of the week.  Turning colder toward the week with rain possible over to snow no Thursday and Friday.

December 18th-24th: A mild start to the week with rain or snow chances on Monday and Tuesday.  Staying chill into the weekend but warming up by Christmas Eve.  Slight chances for showers on Thursday and Friday.

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