Forecast updated 12:30pm EST - 7 Dec 2011
The weekend and week ahead look to be much drier for most of the country with the coldest air so far for the season. Temperatures for our area Friday and Saturday night will be in the mid teens, with highs on Saturday below freezing.
Temperatures will quickly warm up to the 40s by Sunday, as the shortwave trough quickly pushes out of our area to the east.
A sytem looks to move into our area by the end of next week.
today's long-range forecast graphic was produced by Nik Rueter