Arctic Air to Bring 60mph Winds and Snow Later in the Week

Britain to be hit by 60mph Arctic winds

For perspective: average early December high temperatures are lower 60s.

There's more of the same promised for Friday, with showers of rain, sleet and snow mixed with sunny spells during the day, followed by severe frost and icy patches as temperatures drop to as low as -3 degrees.

"Wednesday will see a deep Atlantic depression sweep in southerly gales and heavy rain, the heaviest bursts are forecast for western Scotland where 80mm to 100mm (4in) is possible".

This week, a strong cold front will deliver a needed rain chance and send temperatures tumbling!

For the most part, that means 30s and 40s for highs and 20s for lows in Richmond.

Monday will be mostly sunny, with a high of 53.

The unseasonably warm temperatures have ceased (for now) as it's finally going to feel like winter in Morgan County this week, according to the National Weather Service. While it will be a frosty cold start in the morning, look for those high temperatures to climb into the low 50s by the afternoon. "Most areas should expect.25" to 1" over this period. Showers and possibly a rumble of thunder will arrive after midnight.

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"The gates open for Arctic air on Thursday, and just about anywhere could see wintry showers on Thursday and Friday".

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 23.

The bottom line here is that the general pattern appears favorable for the chance of some scattered light snow or flurries between Friday and Sunday as these little impulses in the atmosphere zip by. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

The weekend could end with the coldest air so far this season, with a high only in the upper 30s on Sunday despite sunshine.

If you've got Christmas lights or any other outside holiday decorations, this weekend might be your best chance to get them up in comfortable weather.

But the mercury will plunge as the week progresses, forecasters warned - with more snow likely to fall.

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