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First snow, then cold for Christmas

First snow, then cold for Christmas”

As we head into the evening hours, clouds will increase ahead of a low pressure system. But misty and mostly cloudy elsewhere, with occasional drizzle and fog. Temps sit near 46°. The wind will come from the southwest at 10-15 miles per hour.

TONIGHT: Cloudy skies and a few spotty rain showers are possible tonight, with a chilly overnight low temperature of 40 degrees. The nuts and bolts are an upper level high will be blocking an upper level low from approaching to keep the cold air well to our northwest. Skies will be mostly cloudy. As it does so, southerly winds will bring warm, humid air to the region.

But before we know it, we'll return to yet another warm pattern with rain chances next weekend.

South winds at 5 miles per hour. Thursday is the winter solstice, or the first day of winter, with winter officially arriving at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, which is also the shortest day of the year in terms of daylight. Rain chance 90% dropping to 60% in the afternoon. Packingham said the lakes area snowfall amounts may be 1-3 inches or 2-4 inches with this upcoming storm. Highs back near 64°.

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Showers are around for the early part of the day then again during the afternoon when a cold front is tracking through the area. Rain chance at 80%. By December 26th, or the day after Christmas next Tuesday, the front will no doubt be through the area and much colder air will begin to settle in for a while.

Wednesday night into Thursday brings some uncertainty with when rain may develop and how quickly the cold front pushes through on Thursday which would lead to falling temperatures during the day as well as a possibly transition from rain to a wintry mix.

The computer models have come into better agreement concerning the potential for wintry precipitation in the days leading up to Christmas.

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