Sunrise Weather (2/17) Windy, Then Much Colder

Cold front arrrives this afternoon



Today: Gradual clearing and windy. High: 81. Winds: S then NW 20 mph gust 30 plus.

Tonight: Clear and cold. Windy. Low: 36. Winds: N 10 – 20 mph gusts 30 plus.

Friday: Sunny and cool. High: 59. Winds: N 10 – 20 mph.

Extended forecast: Saturday through Wednesday: 60’s to near 80, lows 30’s to the low 60’s. Partly cloudy skies. Rain chances Sunday through Wednesday.

Synopsis: Very windy conditions today, with 40 plus mph gusts. Wind advisory for today. Cold front passes through this afternoon, which will keep the strong winds in place, but shifting them to the north, bringing in colder and dryer air. With low humidity, windy conditions, and dry conditions still in place, fire danger will be and issue today and Friday. Lows in the 30’s Friday and Saturday. Warming trend with return flow will take place starting Sunday, with highs 70’s and even low 80’s Monday and Tuesday. Clouds and slight rain chances Sunday through Tuesday, then better rain chances Wednesday, as the next cold front passes through. ~ Trey