1/29 – Rob’s “MUCH WARMER” Final Weekend of January Forecast
This afternoon will bring mostly sunny and dry as a mid/upper high-pressure will move east across the central states towards the Mississippi valley. This will allow temperatures to rebound closer to normal with highs mostly around 60. Lows will not be as cold tonight with lows in the 40s.
A strong surface low associated with the next system will cause southerly winds to increase in our region, and there may be enough moisture return for a few showers to develop late Saturday evening. Temperatures will continue to warm with highs mostly in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Rain chances will then go up to 60 to 90 percent inland and 30 to 60 percent near the coast Saturday night. The cold front will push through the forecast area on Sunday, so at this point it looks like the main chance of rain will be early in the morning in coastal areas with clearing skies in the late morning and early afternoon. Much cooler air will move back into the region late Sunday and especially Sunday night.
Dry and cooler conditions are expected for the start of next week with northwest flow aloft and surface high pressure building in. The next cold front will move towards our region Thursday or Thursday night.