TONIGHT: Clouds will build into the area overnight and that will help slow down cooling with overnight lows dipping into the mid 30s.
TUESDAY: Light showers will increase from the west in the morning with on and off showers through the day as high temperatures climb to near 50 degrees. Winds will come in from the southeast up to 12 mph. Showers will taper off late Tuesday night with lows in the upper 30s.
EXTENDED: A strong storm system will approach the area Wednesday and winds will increase from the southeast through the day to 20 mph with higher gusts to 35 mph. Warmer air moves in, bumping our highs into the low to mid 60s. Showers and t-storms will increase from late morning through the afternoon as a cold front moves through. Drier air moves in behind the front and rain tapers off Wednesday evening. As a deep area of low pressure passes to our north Thursday, winds will increase and strong wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible. A few showers are also possible Thursday with temperatures in the 50s. This system that will be affecting the weather for the better part of 3 days finally moves out by Friday, dropping temperatures back into the low to middle 40s. That quiet weather sticks around into the upcoming weekend with warming temperatures by Sunday, reaching the lower 50s for St. Patrick’s Day. Check back with ABC 17 News for the latest forecast on-air and online.