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7-Day Forecast

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Dec 19, 2014 1:22 a.m.

Friday, December 19

Mostly sunny this morning and up through noon then partly cloudy skies this afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s-lower 50s. We should see a bright start this morning with very little cloud cover then increasing high, thin clouds this afternoon ahead of our next storm system that brings plenty of clouds for Saturday. Temperatures this afternoon should run similar to what we saw on Thursday. Winds from the northwest at 5-10 mph. Sunrise: 7:20 a.m., Sunset: 5:04 p.m. Wind: Nw at 5-10 m.p.h. Friday night: Mostly cloudy skies and still cold. Lows mainly in the mid 30s. Winds from the northeast at 5 mph.

Saturday, December 20

Mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance for some spotty light rain and sprinkles mainly this morning. Highs in the upper 40s-lower 50s. We have been tracking this next system for Saturday for several days and each time we look at new model guidance the system looks weaker and drier and now that we have reached Saturday it appears this system is going to be so weak that all we may see is mostly cloudy skies and some spotty light rain in the morning at best. It is quite possible we may not see a whole lot of rain today. Much of the deeper moisture will likely stay south of our state. Now since we may not have as thick of cloud cover and very little rain, it is likely going to be much warmer than what we had been forecasting. Temperatures will likely rise well into the 40s and 50s instead. This should make for a less hectic holiday shopping day! Winds from the east at 5-10 mph. Sunrise: 7:21 a.m., Sunset: 5:05 p.m. Wind: E at 5-10 m.p.h. Saturday night: Partly cloudy and colder. Lows in the upper 20s-lower 30s. Winds from the northeast at 5 mph.

Sunday, December 21

Partly cloudy and milder. Today looks very nice with partly cloudy skies and warmer than what we expected. Winds will be light from the northeast. Sunrise: 7:21 a.m., Sunset: 5:05 p.m. Wind: NE at LIGHT m.p.h. Sunday night: Increasing clouds

Monday, December 22

Cloudy skies with rain likely. A colder day with temperatures remaining in the 40s. Winds from the northeast at 5-10 mph. Sunrise: 7:22 a.m., Sunset: 5:06 p.m. Wind: NE at 5-10 m.p.h. Monday night: Cloudy, drizzle, fog

Tuesday, December 23

Mostly cloudy with some sprinkles till possible. Sunrise: 7:22 a.m., Sunset: 5:06 p.m. Wind: VAR at LIGHT m.p.h. Tuesday night: Clouds, windy, showers likely

Wednesday, December 24

Morning showers possible and perhaps a storm. Windy and mild this morning and then turning cooler this afternoon. Keep in mind we are about 6 days away from Christmas Eve and this forecast has the potential to change greatly from what we have right now. Winds from the southwest this morning at 15-25 mph then northwesterly at 15-25 mph this afternoon. Sunrise: 7:22 a.m., Sunset: 5:07 p.m. Wind: SWNW at 15-25 m.p.h. Wednesday night: Clear and cold.

Thursday, December 25

Mostly sunny, windy and cooler. Merry Christmas. Winds from the southwest at 10-20 mph. Sunrise: 7:23 a.m., Sunset: 5:07 p.m. Wind: SW at 10-20 m.p.h.