Tuesday, December 04, 2012

December 5th, 2012 Forecast

With temperatures more reminiscent of late-September, the Delaware Valley and surrounding area has really lucked out with a few great days of warm temperatures, and with any precipitation occurring overnight.  We'll see our next round of rain this evening into tomorrow and a return to more normal temperatures.

Throughout the rest of the evening, we'll see clouds slowly build into the area.  Scattered showers will move  in after that, mainly after midnight.  Lows in the lower 50's around the metro and to the south and east, and upper 40's to around 50-degrees to the north and west.  Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.  The showers will stick around into your Wednesday.  The morning will have rain in the area and overcast, but by the afternoon, the showers will have tapered off and clouds will slowly decrease.  Our high will be considerably lower than Tuesday, but still above normal for this time of year, with temperatures ranging from the mid- to upper 60's.  Winds will shift to the northwest and pick up some speed, at 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday, reality returns with temperatures in the mid-40's but under mostly sunny skies.  Friday, skies will be partly sunny to start, but will slowly cloud up during the day with temperatures back into or near the 50-degree mark.  Temperatures will be back on the rise after that again.  Saturday will be mild with a chance of showers, mainly in the evening.  Sunday will again be overcast with scattered showers throughout the area as we sit in the midst of another unsettled period.  Monday, another chance of showers with temperatures back into the mid- to upper 50's from the weekend through to the beginning of the workweek.  Tuesday, temperatures hover around 60-degrees with partly cloudy skies and still a chance for an isolated shower or two.