The warming trend is on!

/ February 1, 2019 at 7:57 AM
Forecast for Friday, February 1, 2019: Mostly sunny, warmer. High 61°.
NWS forecast for Friday, February 1, 2019. (Looking good!)

Despite our freezing start — temperatures dropped into the upper 20s briefly this morning at the airport — we will recover nicely into the low 60s this afternoon with a good mix of sun and clouds.

The weekend: Unsettled at times

NWS forecast for February 1-3, 2019. Friday: Mostly sunny, high 61. Saturday: Scattered PM showers, high 64, low 44. Sunday: Scattered showers, high 65, low 48.
NWS forecast for Friday and the weekend looks a little unsettled.

The weekend’s forecast is going to be a little tricky if you’re looking at it for any precision when it comes to rainfall and temperatures. (I just completed a forecast package for my friends at the Sunday Brunch Farmers Market — some tough calls in this one!)

Here’s what we know:

What’s less clear:

My advice: Have a Plan B for outdoor activities. It won’t rain all day Saturday or Sunday, but the risk of passing showers will be with us, so be prepared. Also, keep up to date with forecast updates as we get into the weekend as small details can make a big difference. Regardless, enjoy the warm respite from the Arctic air we’ve been in over the last few days.