Better weather for the weekend

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The weekend starts nice with sunny skies and normal temps for Saturday. We are even warmer on Sunday with readings into the 50s on a gusty southwesterly wind. This is ahead of a strong cold front that moves in Sunday night and Monday. Rain will increase from west to east late Sunday.

Locally heavy rainfall is a good bet as the front eases in here. Winds into Monday will be very gusty as the colder air oozes in from the west.

Several models have been hinting at a storm system bringing snow in here by Wednesday of next week. That is a possibility, but so is the possibility of that storm being too far east to deliver much of anything here. It’s still one to watch.

Next week is more of a transition week. My eye is more on what’s coming in behind that. This has the look of a very wintry pattern for our region for the second half of the month into early March.

Chris Bailey WKYT Facebook Page