Weekly Outlook: March 11-17, 2019

We’ve actually got a fairly quiet week coming up across the region, and we should melt quite a bit of the snow that’s out there.

High pressure builds into the region today as yesterday’s storm continues to move into southeastern Canada. We’ll have a mild day, but cooler air will filter in, with Tuesday and Wednesday turning out much cooler than today. Still we’ll have temperatures above freezing during the daylight hours, so the snowpack that’s been in place for over a week now will gradually start to dwindle as the strong March sun also goes to work on it.

As we get into the middle of March, average high temperatures are in the middle 40s. Image provided by WeatherBell.

By late week, the high slides offshore, allowing milder air to move back in. By Friday, another storms system heads into the Great Lakes. This one looks like it will be mainly rain around here. In fact, we should be quite mild, with temperatures well into the 50s on Friday.

Friday could be a very mild day across the region. Image provided by Weathermodels.com

We’ll cool down a little on Saturday behind the system, then high pressure builds in next Sunday, making for a chilly St. Patrick’s Day.

Monday: Sunshine and some afternoon clouds, breezy. High 41-48.

Monday night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 24-31.

Tuesday: Partly to mostly sunny, still breezy. High 34-41.

Tuesday night: Clear skies. Low 18-25.

Wednesday: Sunshine filtered by afternoon high clouds. High 39-46.

Thursday: Partly sunny, breezy, and milder. High 46-53.

Friday: Cloudy and mild with showers likely. High 54-61.

Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny and breezy. High 44-51.

Sunday: Lots of sunshine. High 37-44.

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