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7-Day Forecast

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Mar 3, 2015 3:49 a.m.

Tuesday, March 3

Mostly cloudy and colder with some patchy light rain possible, mainly in the afternoon. We should hold in the upper 30s north to mid 40s south for daytime highs, and temperatures will hold steady into the early evening, then may very well rise through the night. This will be the first really mild night we have felt in quite some time. Sunrise: 6:42 a.m., Sunset: 6:12 p.m. Wind: E/SE at 5-10 m.p.h. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy and rather mild with a couple of light showers possible. Temperatures will likely climb through the early morning hours, and we may end up in the 50s by sunrise.

Wednesday, March 4

Mostly cloudy to partly sunny with a stray shower or two possible. It will be a much warmer day, with afternoon highs in the upper 60s to perhaps mid 70s in some locations. It should be quite windy, with a gusty southwest flow that will transport some unseasonably warm air into the region, but that air will give way to a rapid invasion of colder air Wednesday night into Thursday. Sunrise: 6:40 a.m., Sunset: 6:13 p.m. Wind: SW at 15-25 m.p.h. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Arctic air is starting to invade so temperatures will be dropping rapidly throughout the night!

Thursday, March 5

Cloudy with rain, possibly changing to a mix of wintry precipitation as our next cold front pushes away to the southeast. We'll likely start the daylight hours with temperatures in the 40s, and probably a wide range of temperatures from northwest to southeast, and it looks like temperatures will fall during the day, perhaps to near freezing by mid or late afternoon. If there is any precipitation left in the area when the freezing temperatures arrive, there could be a breif changeover to snow or sleet before the precipitation ends. Sunrise: 6:39 a.m., Sunset: 6:14 p.m. Wind: N at 10-20 m.p.h. Thursday night: Decreasing cloudiness.

Friday, March 6

Mostly sunny and continued quite chilly, with highs remaining below normal as they mainly range in the upper 30s to low 40s. Sunrise: 6:37 a.m., Sunset: 6:15 p.m. Wind: NE at 10-15 m.p.h. Friday night: Partly cloudy and cold.

Saturday, March 7

Mostly sunny and milder with highs in the low 50s. Sunrise: 6:36 a.m., Sunset: 6:16 p.m. Wind: NE at 5-10 m.p.h. Saturday night: Mostly clear and chilly.

Sunday, March 8

Partly cloudy with milder, near normal temperatures. Highs range from the mid to upper 50s. Sunrise: 7:35 a.m., Sunset: 7:16 p.m. Wind: VAR at 5 m.p.h. Sunday night: Mostly clear and chilly.

Monday, March 9

Partly cloudy and cooler. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Sunrise: 7:33 a.m., Sunset: 7:17 p.m. Wind: WSW at 5-10 m.p.h.