The weekend is off to a pleasant start in the Lehigh Valley, with sunny skies, although temperatures remain in the mid 20s. By evening, we’re back to the teens. Overnight, single digit lows will make for another very chilly night.
High pressure will slip in again Saturday, bringing more bright, sunny skies. Expect highs in the upper 20s.
The next bout of wintry weather is forecast for Sunday, with snow showers possibly beginning early, then anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight into Monday. Highs will be in the mid 30s.
Parts of the region will see the snow mix with rain as temperatures climb through daybreak Monday.
The National Weather Service is keeping an eye on another storm system set to impact the area early next week. Tuesday could bring snow in the afternoon that will mix with rain overnight into Wednesday. Temps by mid-week could swing in our favor, nearing 50 degrees on Wednesday.
The extended forecast:
Friday: Partly cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High near 25F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 2F. Winds light and variable.
Saturday: Mostly sunny skies. High 28F. Winds light and variable.
Saturday night: Mainly clear early, then a few clouds later on. Low 7F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday: Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional snow showers in the afternoon. High 34F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Sunday Night: Snow in the evening will give way to a mixture of rain and snow overnight. Low 29F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Monday: Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 39F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday Night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 18F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy early, then some snow showers later in the day. High 34F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Snowfall around one inch.
Tuesday Night: Snow in the evening will mix with and change to rain overnight. Low 31F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Wednesday: Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 48F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
- Source: National Weather ServiceCopyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun