DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 28 – MARCH 4)
Canadian high pressure brings breezy, cold, dry weather for the final day of February today. High pressure moves offshore Tuesday and we moderate a little. Then a pair of clipper low pressure systems will traverse the region, one Tuesday night and another about 24 hours later, both bringing minor precipitation events. After the second low moves away, high pressure will approach Thursday then build in Friday with a dry, colder end to the week.
TODAY: Sunny. Highs 22-29. Wind N 5-15 MPH, higher gusts in the morning.
TONIGHT: Clear. Lows 5-10 interior areas, 10-15 coastal and urban locations. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Increasing clouds. Highs 35-42. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow/mix/rain showers (mix/rain most likely near South Coast). Lows 28-34. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY: Variably cloudy. Highs 37-44. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with snow/mix/rain showers likely. Lows 29-36. Wind variable 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Sun/cloud mix. Highs 32-39. Wind NW 10-20 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 15-22. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
FRIDAY: Sunny. Highs 32-39. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 5-9)
Pattern becomes unsettled with one system bringing a chance of rain/ice/snow to the region during the March 5-6 weekend and another system bringing a precipitation threat during the March 7-8 time frame. Battle between cold to north and mild to south leaves temperature outlook uncertain.
DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 10-14)
Temperatures near to below normal. Additional unsettled weather as we likely sit near a battle zone between cold to north and mild to south.