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Forecast Last Updated at Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12:44PM

Pick of the Bunch

With the exception of Saturday night and Sunday, the next seven days are relatively quiet. TGIF has mostly sunny skies, light wind, and pleasant temperatures--the pick of this 7-day forecast. Clouds increase Saturday but the daytime remains relatively nice. A front blows through Saturday night with rain, then sharply colder temperatures on gusty northwest winds. Precipitation ends as flurries and higher elevation snow showers late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Sunday is windy and cold with clearing skies.

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Hi: 55 Lo: 32

Mostly sunny; Light wind becoming SW 5-15 mph tonight

Hi: 50 Lo: 31

Becoming cloudy; Rain Sat. night; Much colder late Sat. night with flurries & high elev snow showers; SW wind 5-15 mph, gusty up top, but NW 15-25 mph & gusty late Sat. night

Hi: 34 Lo: 22

Maybe an early snow flurry; Then clearing skies; Cold; NW wind 15-25 mph, gusts to 45 mph, gradually diminishing Sun. night

Hi: 43 Lo: 26

Sunny & cool

Hi: 47 Lo: 34

Sunny; A step milder

Further Out

Wednesday - Few clouds; Cool; High in the mid 40s; Low in the upper 20s
Thursday - Clear; Cool; High in the mid 40s; Low in the upper 20s

Forecast Discussion

Enjoy pleasant weather by mid-November standards today into Saturday. Temperatures are above seasonal averages. Skies are mostly sunny today, but clouds will increase late tonight overtaking the skies Saturday.

A sharp front arrives Saturday night. Rain develops in the evening. Behind the front, gusty northwest winds deliver Canadian cold quickly. Precipitation ends as flurries and high elevations snow showers late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Expect a windy, cold Sunday with decreasing clouds.

News reporters keep an annual note to write a story about how terrible travel is somewhere in the U. S. around Thanksgiving. They'll have to scramble for that story this year. A weak front streaks from the Plains (Monday night) to the Atlantic Coast (by Wednesday morning) with no weather of significance. Temperatures moderate somewhat Monday, getting back to seasonal averages Tuesday. Quiet, uneventful weather holds for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

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