Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:
A sure sign that we are still officially in winter? Temperatures under clear skies dropped down to 30 degrees this morning! However, all the sunshine today has warmed things up back into the upper 50s. Tonight, clear again means a rapid cool off back down into the mid 30s. Clouds will start to move back along the coast as a warm front may bring a few isolated showers early Wednesday.
The last official winter storm blows through midweek, however most of the rain will be confined to the northern coastline and Washington. The cold front weakens as the rain arrives mainly in the afternoon inland and should wrap up in the evening. Snow levels will hover around 4000 feet, both Passes will see a light 1-2″ dusting, a little more at the ski resorts.
Spring officially kicks off Thursday at 9:51 AM on the west coast, but it’ll feel more like winter with lows starting in the mid 30s and some leftover morning showers from Wednesday’s storm. However, Spring starts to finally make an appearance by Friday and the weekend. Some patchy morning fog but all sunny skies by the afternoons. Highs will climb back to around 60 by the weekend. The warmer weather holds through Monday, with showers back by Tuesday.
Have a great Tuesday night!
– Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton
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