As residents of Delaware County gear up for the week ahead, a varied forecast promises a mix of sunny skies, potential rain, and snowfall. This diverse weather pattern is typical of the region’s transitional seasons, offering a little something for everyone, whether you’re longing for the crispness of winter’s chill or the gentle warmth of spring’s embrace.
A Varied Start to the Week
The week kicks off with a partly cloudy night, with temperatures dropping to a chilly low of around 28°F. A light north wind will add a brisk feel to the air. As Monday dawns, there’s a slight chance of rain in the late afternoon, though the day will largely remain mostly sunny with highs nearing 47°F. This slight chance of precipitation, hovering at 20%, brings a hint of unpredictability to an otherwise pleasant day.
Monday evening sees an increased chance of rain transitioning to snow between 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM, with snow likely thereafter. The nighttime will bring a low around 29°F, with new snow accumulation of about an inch possible—adding a wintry touch to the early week landscape.
By Tuesday, the skies will clear up a bit, offering partly sunny weather but with cooler highs of only 39°F. The brisk northwest wind will make it feel chillier than it is. The night will continue the trend of partly cloudy skies, with temperatures dipping to a low of around 24°F.
Wednesday promises a reprieve from the precipitation with mostly sunny skies and highs hovering around 40°F. However, as night falls, the skies will become mostly cloudy, with lows settling at around 29°F, hinting at the unpredictable weather to come.
Rain and Snow Return
The latter part of the week introduces more variability. Thursday is set to bring rain, particularly before 1:00 PM, with mostly cloudy skies and a 60% chance of precipitation. Highs will reach near 45°F, offering a slightly warmer day despite the rain.
As the week winds down, Friday offers partly sunny skies with highs around 39°F. Yet, the night brings a 40% chance of snow, adding a layer of anticipation for what the weekend might hold.
The weekend continues the trend of cooler, wintry weather. Saturday presents a chance of snow during the day, with mostly cloudy skies and highs only reaching 35°F. The chance of precipitation sits at 30%, making for a potentially snowy weekend. Saturday night will see partly cloudy skies, with lows dropping to around 21°F.
Sunday rounds out the week with mostly sunny skies and a more pleasant high near 38°F, offering a glimpse of the week to come.
Source: National Weather Service