Weather Authority: Cooler and breezy on Tuesday

Joann Johnston
March 13, 2018

This weekend brings another round of showers with a few t-storms Friday night however with most of Saturday dry will keep the rain chance out for the first part of the weekend despite mostly cloudy skies.

The big weather story is the warm-up tomorrow and Thursday with an increased fire danger with Wednesday being the higher fire danger threat due to lower relative humidity. We'll have a shot at showers both days, but there should also be some sun.

Thursday, we kick things up a bit, with an 11 degree jump to 40° for the high and sunshine.

Good morning! We are waking up to wet roads and areas of light lake effect snow today.

We're under a freeze warning this morning with temperatures starting off in the 30s. Snow levels will be around 5,000 feet, with just a light dusting possible at the higher elevations. Those chances for snow showers continue through the evening and into early Wednesday before tapering off.

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Highs on Monday will be very similar to what we saw Sunday, topping out in the low 40s in most areas with a stiff northwest wind gusting to 25 miles per hour or more by late Monday.

St. Patrick's Day will be warm with highs nearing 80 under partly sunny skies with a couple stray showers possible during the afternoon. We will be into the mid 40s on Saturday and we should hit 50 degrees Sunday.

Tomorrow night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs will top out in the upper 40s and low to mid 50s.

Spring officially begins next Tuesday, March 20, at 12:15 p.m. with the arrival of the vernal equinox.

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