Good Sunday to one and all. We promised a dreary Saturday and mother nature delivered the goods. That was about as nasty of a day we have had for the entire year. A cold rain this close to Christmas should be outlawed.
The really ugly stuff is behind us and we are ending the weekend with a few snowflakes flying around. These flakes won’t amount to a whole lot, but I could see a deck duster for a few areas. Winds will be rather gusty today as temps stay in the upper 20s for highs. Let’s track:
A weak disturbance will drop into the region from the northwest tonight. This should keep flurries going and we could even get in on a period of light snow.
A second system dives in by Tuesday with a touch of precipitation. The next few days will be very windy as these systems approach.
Milder air bleeds in from the southwest by the end of the week. We may even hit the 50s for a day or two by Thursday and Friday. That won’t last long as another massive arctic outbreak surges into the plains states. This will slowly work into the state over the weekend and may set the stage for another battle with winter.
Here’s the pattern that tries to set up for next Saturday and Sunday:
The cold wins the battle into Christmas week and that may deliver another storm system around the time of the big day. The White Christmas Meter shows us with a chance: