Though Fayette Countians are yearning for warmer temperatures, another bout of cold and snow is expected this week.
According to weather.com, following rain showers Tuesday, today is expected to be colder. Snow is currently expected in the morning with a high temperature of about 35 degrees and a low of 21. In the afternoon, lingering snow showers are still expected and winds will continue to blow between 15 and 25 miles per hour. Accumulation is expected to be about one inch. During the night, cloudy skies will persist and winds will slow down to between 10 and 20 miles per hour.
Thursday and Friday are currently forecasted to be very similar in both temperature and precipitation chance. Both days will stick around a 40 degree high and a 23 degree low with a 10 percent chance of rain.
The forecast for Saturday is expected to have more precipitation in the form of a rain and snow mix developing in the afternoon. The high temperature is 39 degrees. On Saturday night, skies will remain cloudy with more rain and snow in the evening, according to weather.com. Snow showers will continue late with winds blowing between 10 and 20 miles per hour. One to three inches of snow could be expected.
Sunday will start cold at around 40 degrees and partly cloudy before temperatures drop to around 29 degrees and snow showers begin to develop during the night. Winds will blow throughout the day between 10 and 20 miles per hour.
Finally, Monday is the final day forecasted with the chance of snow in the morning. The snow will change to rain showers in the afternoon with a high temperature of about 47 degrees. The skies will remain overcast with rain showers at times Monday night, according to the forecast. The low temperature is currently expected to be around 34 degrees.
Next week is expected to be wet and warmer, with temperatures in the low to mid 50’s and rain showers most of the week.
Stay with the Record-Herald for more updates.
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