Cold, Then Warm/Wet Weekend, Then Cold Again

Current Official Hourly Observation (taken at :53 on the hour)

Current Radar Loop

Tonight – Clear & Cold

Temps Next 24 Hours (auto-updating)

Wind chills tonight will stay in the lower 20s and upper teens.

Let’s take a moment to lament this #StupidCold (hashtag credit: Paul Heggen) winter.

The below map shows how this winter (beginning December 1) compares to a normal winter from the past 30 years. It has been a cold winter. Obviously.

Months of below-average cold, yet no snow.

Thursday – Sunny & Cold  Morning Low 18 / Afternoon High 42

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The wind chill will be 11°  at 6 AM.The rest of the day will be a little warmer than Wednesday.

Friday – Cold AM; Increasing Clouds  Morning Low 18 / Afternoon High 46

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Another cold morning, but we will warm up quickly. Clouds will increase as our next chance of rain moves in for the overnight.

Rain from 6 PM Friday to 6 PM Saturday should be light, around 1/10″:

Official Extended NWS Forecast:

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No cold relief in sight. This map compares next week’s temps with what we would normally see for the first week of March:

If you interpreted this map to mean colder than normal, you are correct.

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