Heavy rain, few thunderstorms for Tuesday into Wednesday

Have the umbrella ready to go as heavy rainfall is possible for the Valley.

Posted: Dec. 19, 2017 7:58 AM
Updated: Dec. 19, 2017 7:58 AM

Areas of dense fog will lift by 9 AM for most locations as our next storm system will build into the Valley throughout the rest of Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Be on the lookout for slick roadways and possible heavy rainfall when you're heading back home from work. Temperatures climb into the lower 60's under mostly cloudy skies.

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With a southerly wind and overcast skies overnight lows remain in the lower 60's and upper 50's tonight. Another round of widespread heavy rainfall and a possible thunderstorm will build into the Valley early Wednesday morning and continue to linger until the AM commute heading into work. Slick roadways, lightning and possible wind gusts between 20 to 40 mph cannot be ruled out. Showers and thunderstorms will diminish by Wednesday afternoon with highs in the mid 60's. Rain totals will range between 1 to 2 inches.

Overnight lows drop into the mid 40's under partly clear skies.

We'll be dry Thursday with highs in the mid 60's under mostly cloudy skies.

Friday into Saturday another storm system could bring an inch of rainfall to the Valley.

For Christmas Eve into Christmas Day, as of right now, model guidance suggests a cold, dry air mass will sweep into the Valley where temperatures fall inot the 40's and overnight lows drop into the 20's and even 10's by Tuesday morning!

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