The wet and warm pattern ends

Good Tuesday, everyone. We’re coming out of one of the warmest and wettest weather patterns ever recorded during the month of December. The past few weeks have given us record highs and record rains. Now comes some MUCH needed quieter weather.

We will still have some clouds out there today and a shower or two can’t be ruled out. Highs will generally run in the 40s with a gusty wind.

One more light rain maker takes a swipe at the region on Wednesday. This isn’t a heavy rain maker by any means. I can still pull a few chilly showers into the region.

As that swings to our east, seasonally cold air pours in here as we close the door on 2015 and say hello to 2016.

Temps for all those New Year’s Eve parties should be in the low 30s for many:

GFSTemps for the first few days of the new year will be a far cry from where we’ve been:

GFS 2We could even see a snow flurry or two flying around.

The pattern over the first week or so of the new year looks rather calm and seasonal. There are growing signs of a significant pattern change toward very cold air coming around week two of January:

Canadian 2Hang in there, winter weather lovers. We’re still early in the game and things have got to balance out.

Make it a great day and take care.

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