A chunk of the viewing area saw its first snowflakes of the Fall-Winter season this morning. Our first flakes at Greater Lafayette make it the latest first flakes since 2009 when the first flakes were recorded on December 5.
After 36 this morning, our high reached 44. Lows in the area ranged 32-38, while highs ran 40-45.
Rainfall of 0.40-1.50" occurred over the area. The heart of the viewing area saw 0.60-1".
Clearing trend will continue tonight. Some patches of fog are possible in the far east & southeast. Lows of 30-35 are likely.
After sunshine, clouds will increase later tomorrow through tomorrow night. Highs tomorrow will run 44-50 with a west wind at 5-15 mph.
Wave of a few showers is possible Tursday morning with cloudy skies. Lows will run 33-38. Brief sleet/flakes may mix in over our northwestern/northern counties.
The rest of Tuesday have have some pockets of clearing with lots of clouds & southeast winds at 10-20 mph. Highs of 46-54 are likely.
Rain moves in Tuesday night with southeast to south-southeast winds 10-25 mph. A couple of embedded t'storms are possible. Temperatures will run 45-52.
Periods of showers & a few isolated t'storms are likely Wednesday with showers Wednesday night to Thursday morning before ending. Winds will be southerly, then southwesterly at 20-35 mph.
Severe weather will occur Missouri & Oklahoma to Texas & Arkansas to southwestern Indiana, southern Illinois, western Kentucky to Mississippi Tuesday-Wednesday. MARGINAL to SLIGHT RISK parameters set up.
Here, highs of 56-62 are likely Wednesday.
A total of 1-2.25" of rainfall is likely.
Some clearing & highs 51-56 are likely Thanksgiving Day with west to northwest winds 10-20 mph.
Lows in the 30s Thursday night will give way to 53-60 Friday with west winds 10-15 mph.
Saturday looks partly cloudy with highs 47-54 with northwest winds 5-15 mph.
Lows will run 36-44 with increasing clouds.
Sunday looks windy with rain overspreading the area.
Rain is likely Sunday night with strong south to southwest winds & highs in the 50s to 60. Severe weather is likely Arkansas & Texas to Kentucky, southward to Alabama, then Georgia. ENHANCED RISK parameters are showing up in parts of the southern U.S. Tornadoes are possible.
Another area of severe weather may occur the Carolinas to the Northeast on Monday.
Our temperatures should fall Monday with strong northwest winds 25-45 mph & a scattered of rain showers, then rain/snow showers as temperatures fall through the 40s to the 30s.
Rainfall is possible again December 2-3.
The only days that look below normal now-December 10 is November 30 & December 8 & 9.