First Warning Forecast: Cold and clear overnight, Christmas Eve severe threat

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Posted at 5:07 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 23:17:49-05

Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast

Skies will be clear overnight with lows in the low and mid 30s.

A partly cloudy day on tap Wednesday with highs in the mid 50s.

Rain chances will go up just in time for Christmas Eve as a strong cold front moves in. Rain moves in and winds ramp up on Christmas Eve. Showers will build in Thursday with the biggest rain chances Thursday night. A strong to severe storm is possible with heavy rain and gusty winds. It will be windy all day with south winds reaching 15 to 25 and gusts to 35 mph. Highs will warm to the mid and upper 60s.

Rain should move out before the sun comes up Friday morning. It will still be windy, west at 10 to 20 with gusts to 30 mph. Highs will only reach the low 40s.

Temperatures will plummet into the upper 20s overnight.

Dry and cold heading into the weekend. Expect many communities to struggle to get out of the upper 30s on Saturday.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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