A strong cold front will move in Tuesday into Wednesday bringing widespread rainfall followed by much cooler temperatures by Wednesday. You wouldn’t know it by looked at the sky this evening.

The low pressure area is expected to ride northeast along the Southeast U.S. coast during the later half of the week as a secondary Arctic cold front moves from the Ohio Valley through the Mid-Atlantic by the weekend. This will bring much below normal temperatures into the region by the weekend with some chance for snow, but not for our immediate area.

You’re 48-hour forecast – Showers likely, mainly after 5pm Tuesday, Highs near 61. Showers likely Tuesday night, 42. Mostly cloudy Wednesday and 40. Wednesday night, partly cloudy and 31. Mostly Sunny Thursday and 48.

(Photo: Sunset Monday, December 4, 2017. Mullberry Road, Martinsville)