Heavy rain and rising temps Wednesday


Overview:  Early showers and radar indicated lightning on Wednesday morning. A flood watch remains in effect from late Wednesday into Thursday night, with heavy rain and thunderstorms possible Wednesday through Thursday. Record setting warm temperatures develop Wednesday and Thursday, with colder temperatures returning by Friday morning. Seasonably cold temperatures continue during the day Friday into the weekend.

TODAY: Warmer air moves into the area, with temperatures getting back into the upper 60s, with more rain showers developing. Heavy rain and a few thunderstorms are possible, which may cause localized flooding issues. The record high temperature for this Wednesday, February 6th is 67 degrees, set back in 1925, and we are forecasting at least 67 degrees.

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Rain chance continue, with overnight low temperatures around 57 degrees.

THURSDAY: Rain showers continue, which may be heavy at times. Even a few thunderstorms are possible, with high temperatures expected to be around 71 degrees. The record high temperature for Thursday, February 7th is 67 degrees set in 1925. Gusty winds around 40 mph will be possible, which may cause localized wind damage.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Rain showers continue, yet as cold air moves into the region, we may see a brief transition to snow, which will taper off Friday morning. Overnight low temperatures will be around 30 degrees.

FRIDAY: A rain-snow mix to snow will be possible during the morning hours, with high temperatures around 34 degrees. Clearing skies are expected for the afternoon hours.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Clearing skies and much colder temperatures develop, with an overnight low of 16 degrees.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies and cold temperatures develop, with a high of 36 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT:  Mostly clear skies continue, with an overnight low temperature of 20 degrees.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy skies develop for Sunday, with late day rain showers, and a high temperature of 43 degrees.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Rain showers to a little wintry mix will be possible, with overnight low temperatures around 35 degrees.

MONDAY: Scattered rain showers will be possible, with a chilly high temperature of 44 degrees.

TUESDAY: High around 55 with scattered showers.