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A glimpse of winter

By Gerard Roe
Staff Meteorologist

A region of high pressure to our north has turned the winds to easterlies, bringing warmer, moister air over us. To the west several small storm systems are organising into a more coherent pattern which will start to progress towards us. This will cause a lifting of the ocean air and associated with this lifting will be clouds and a good chance of snow, beginning in the west and arriving here by late Wednesday afternoon, if not sooner. Warmer air is following on quickly behind and the precipitation will most likely change to rain or freezing rain by Thursday morning. Temperatures are then predicted to stay almost unfeasibly high through the weekend, reaching to the mid 50s. Overcast skies and a good chance of drizzle will give a decidedly British feel to the weather.

Today: A decided nip in the air in the morning with a chance of flurries coming off the ocean. High 26F (-3C).

Tonight: Overcast skies. Snow moving in from the west. Expect up to a couple of inches. Low 23F (-5C).

Thursday: Snow changing to rain early. Continuing rain likely. High 42F (6C). Low 28F (-2C).

Friday: Winter vanishes. Cloudy with rain likely. High 53F (12C). Low 39F (4C).