Well…if you liked Sunday and Monday, you’ll like today! It’s another “rinse and repeat” day with a decent amount of sunshine and afternoon temperatures around 56-58.
A minor weather disturbance will cross the region late tonight into tomorrow morning, bringing some clouds back in and only isolated sprinkles/showers. I suspect we see an increase in sunshine tomorrow afternoon.
After a beautiful, sunny Thursday with highs in the lower 60s, Friday will be even more amazing with temperatures approaching 70 and lots of sunshine. Wow!
Notice the isobars packing together in the afternoon…it will turn breezy/windy.
The weekend is going to be wild. A powerful cold front will cross the area Saturday and temperatures will probably fall out of the 50s and through the 40s. It will be quite windy. Rain showers can change to snow showers before the day is out.
As the first truely cold air mass of the season pours over the very warm Great Lakes, lake-effect should get going in ernest Saturday night into Sunday. I expect the snow to be plentiful in the primary snow belts and in the mountains east of Pittsburgh.
How much snow in the Youngstown area? Way too soon for numbers but it would not surprise me if some have to dust off the shovel. Lake-effect is fickle and you can get almost nothing while there is accumulation 3 blocks away.
Here’s just one run of one model. Ignore the numbers; I show this only to give you a sense of WHERE the highest totals are likely to be,
The wind will be vicious Sunday and it will FEEL 45-50(!) degrees colder than Friday.
Wintry conditions will probably continue into Monday but thankfully there are no winter-weather concerns for Thanksgiving travelers after Monday.
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