A bright and mild Monday
Warm air is flowing into the region today on the heels of the storm system that brought significant snowfall to the area on Sunday. A dry southwest breeze will work to draw in that warmer air while it also mixes out some of the fog and stratus clouds that are lagging behind the departing storm system. Expect partly sunny skies throughout the day with high temperatures in the mid and upper 30s across the area. Gusts approaching 25 miles per hour will add a bit of a chill to the air, however, so the wind chill values will mainly hover in the upper 20s and lower 30s.
A warm front will move through the area this evening, triggering a few light rain showers or a sprinkle and flurry mix before midnight. Temperatures will slowly fall from the 30s to the upper 20s in the overnight hours as the clouds slowly clear off.
Warm Tuesday sunshine
Warmer air will continue to stream into the area on Tuesday behind Monday night's warm front. Expect partly sunny skies with high temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees and a slight southwest breeze.
Clouds will thicken late in the day ahead of a weak clipper-type storm system and its associated cold front that will approach the local area during the evening. Expect light rain showers and possibly a few snowflakes Tuesday evening as that system moves through the region.
Cooler midweek sunshine
High pressure will move into the region for the middle part of the week, bringing cooler sunshine to the area for Wednesday and Thursday. High temperatures will be in the upper 20s to around 30 degrees which is a bit more typical for this time of the year.
Weekend snow chances
Warmer air will blow into the region Friday on gusty winds ahead of a storm system that will graze the area to the north. We'll have high temperatures in the mid-30s Friday afternoon with some sunshine before the clouds and light snow chances move in with that storm system. There will be a small chance for very light accumulation for the overnight hours with that storm system.
We'll enjoy milder sunshine Saturday with high temperatures in the mid-30s and slightly lighter winds ahead of a storm system that looks to bring a chance for some light snowfall accumulation to the area for Sunday. High temperatures Sunday will be in the mid and upper 20s, a few degrees colder than the seasonal average for the end of February.
Here is your morning weather update from Meteorologist Ted Schmidt: