Sunshine returns for Thanksgiving travel on Wednesday and Thursday.
Lake-Effect, then Sunshine
Monday 's weather changed from warm and wet to windy and colder with rain changing to snow showers. Temperatures began falling from around 50° into the mid 30s after a cold front sliced across the areas with wind gusts up to 50 mph.
Monday night will be cloudy with lake-effect snow developing. Some accumulation is likely, especially along and north of I-96 and along and west of US-131. Lows will slip into the upper 20s to low 30s. Winds will be southwest at 10-20 mph inland and west-southwest at 20-30 mph, diminishing from the northwest at 8-16 mph. Wind chills will be around 17-21°.
Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with lake-effect snow showers, mainly early in the day. Some additional accumulations are possible. Highs will be in the low to mid 30s. Wind chills will be around 24-27°.
Tuesday night will become partly cloudy and colder with lows in the low to mid 20s. Winds will be around 14-18°.
Wednesday will be partly cloudy and cold with highs in the low to mid 30s. Winds will be south at 4-8 mph inland and 5-10 mph along the lakeshore. Wind chills will be around 27-30°.
Thanksgiving Day will be partly cloudy with lake-effect snow showers. Highs will be in the low to mid 30s. Winds will be west-northwest at 6-12 mph inland and northwest-north at 7-14 mph along the lakeshore.
Friday will feature mostly cloudy skies with a little light snow. Temperatures will be around 30°.
Saturday will be partly cloudy and milder with highs in the low to mid 40s.
Sunday will be partly cloudy and turning colder with temperatures falling from the 40s into the 30s.
Monday will be partly cloudy with snow flurries. Highs will be in the mid 30s.
Tuesday will be cloudy with rain showers developing with temperatures rising into the low 40s.
Wednesday will be cloudy and warmer with heavy rain possible with highs in the upper 50s.
The 6-10 Day Outlook for Sun. Nov. 30 through Thu. Dec. 4 calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 39-40°with average precipitation of 0.47".
The 8-14 Day Outlook for Sat. Nov. 29 through Fri. Dec. 5 calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 37-39° with average precipitation of 0.63".
Make it a terrific Tuesday!
Chief Meteorologist George Lessens
George is a graduate of Penn State University working for WZZM 13 for 34+ years. He is an eleven-time MAB® Weathercast Award Winner and two-Time EMMY® Award Winner.