Forecast: Week off to a Bright Start
Mainly mild until the weekend
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Today: Mostly sunny, pleasant. 55-58. | Tonight: Mostly cloudy. 36-39. | Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy, slight chance of showers. 58-61. | A Look Ahead
FORECAST IN DETAIL
While not quite as extreme as our super warm weekend, above average warmth stays with us for much of the work week. A weak weather system works its way through the region mid-week providing a slight chance of rain. By next weekend, some colder air returns while another storm heads in our direction. Will that mean wintry precipitation?
Today (Monday): While we won't be enjoying temperatures near 70 as we were yesterday, mid-to-upper 50s weather is a welcome break from the below normal temperatures of last month. Plenty of sun will assist in the warming but by evening we will see mid-to-high level clouds streaming in. A light breeze from the south will develop in the afternoon. Confidence: High
Tonight: Clouds will continue to increase keeping our temperatures above freezing with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. Winds will remain out of the south and light, around 5 mph. Confidence: High
Keep reading for the forecast for your upcoming week...
Tomorrow (Tuesday): Moist flow from the south will give us mostly cloudy skies. A few showers could develop well ahead of the approaching system but most won't make it over the mountains. Temperatures will be mild, with highs in the upper 50s to around 60. Winds will still be out of the south, increasing to near 15 mph. Confidence: Medium-High
Tomorrow Night: Overnight, rain chances remain low, but there is a chance of a widely, and I mean widely, scattered sprinkle or shower. Skies will be mostly cloudy, and overnight lows will be mild, only dropping to the low-to-mid 40s. Winds from the south or southwest will blow near 10 mph. Confidence: Medium-High
Wednesday will remain mostly cloudy. Aside from a lone sprinkle or two, most of the day should be dry. It looks to be the warmest day of the work week, with afternoon highs reaching the mid-60s. Our greatest chance for rain arrives Wednesday night as a cold front passes by. Lows will drop into the mid-to-upper 40s. Confidence: Medium-High
Thursday and Friday turn a little cooler and more tranquil. Lingering showers will diminish in the morning Thursday after which, mostly sunny conditions take hold. Highs will remain relatively mild, reaching the lower 50s each day. Confidence: Medium-High
On Saturday an area of low pressure may slide by to our south and deepen off the coast, spreading snow or rain over the area. Details are difficult to pin down, but we'll closely monitor this storm. Confidence: Low
Following the storm, the weather should dry out Sunday. It should be variably cloudy and seasonably cool, with highs in the low 40s. Confidence: Medium
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