Much cooler air arrives Wednesday

Posted at 5:54 PM, Feb 04, 2020

A strong cold front will move through early Wednesday followed by much cooler air. There won't be much rain with the front with only a few showers in the morning as northerly winds increase to 20 mph and gust as high as 35 mph at times. Temperatures will start off in the low 60s but drop through the 50s through the afternoon. There is another slight chance of showers late Wednesday evening as the upper level wave moves through. A cold northwesterly wind will clear our skies early Thursday and bring temperatures down in to the mid to upper 30s inland to low 40s at the coast to start the day. Increasing sunshine and lighter winds will make it feel better Thursday as temperatures reach the low to mid 60s. The warming trend will continue from Friday into the weekend as winds shift to the south.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with temperatures in the lower 60s near the coast and upper 50s inland by morning. There is a chance of showers in our northwester counties after 4 AM.

Wednesday: There is a chance of brief light rain in the morning as winds shift to the north and become gusty. Clouds will break up in the afternoon with temperatures falling to the low 50s by 7 PM.

Wednesday Night: A few showers are possible early in the night then skies will clear as temperatures fall into the mid 30s well inland to the lower 40s at the coast with a cold northwesterly breeze.

Thursday: A cold morning and mild afternoon with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low to mid 60s and northwest winds at 8-15 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear and chilly with lows near 40 inland to near 50 at the beaches.

Friday: Sunny and warmer with highs in the low 70s at the coast to the upper 70s inland.