TONIGHT: Cloudy skies to begin our Thursday with a clearing sky for the afternoon and evening. It was nice to see the bright rays of sunshine across the Ohio Valley for December. High temperatures today were warmer than the last few, as we maxed out in the middle 40s. Tonight, skies will stay clear with overnight lows in the middle 30s. Winds will be breezy and noticeable, blowing from the southwest around 10-15 mph.
FRIDAY: Patchy clouds and sunshine for the Ohio Valley as the upper air pattern stays quiet. Overall temperatures will hover around the mid to upper 50s. It will be a nice and pleasant day for the area. A changing pattern is instore as we head into the weekend with a return of rain activity breezy winds.
SATURDAY: Mainly cloudy skies return with high temperatures soaring near 60 degrees. Rain showers will start to develop and move in late during the evening and into the overnight hours of Sunday. A good steady soaking rain is expected for the region.
SUNDAY: High temperatures on Sunday will be reached at midnight with a cooler airmass moving through. The bulk of the day will feature scattered rain showers with most of the precip falling as rain. We could see a brief transition to snowflakes closer to Monday morning. (I will be monitoring this for you) Overnight lows into Monday will be in the lower 30s.
MONDAY: Scattered snow showers will mix with rain showers for the early morning timeframe then gradually clearing out. High pressure will clear out our skies with a quiet air pattern to begin the week. High temperatures will sit in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY: Broken clouds and sunshine with broad high pressure in control. High temperatures for the day will hover around the middle 40s.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies with high temperatures in the mid to low 40s.
THURSDAY: Mainly sunny is the trend for the end of the week as high pressure stays in control. Temperatures will max out in the mid to upper 40s.
StormTracker7 Chief Meteorologist Zach Petey