Good Wednesday morning to everyone...the day is off to a beautiful start, we are seasonably cool with temps in the 40’s with some upper 30’s in sheltered foothill locations.
Today will likely be the warmest day in the forecast period as mild westerly winds should allow temps to moderate into the mid 60’s by the afternoon with just a few clouds overhead.
Tranquil weaher unfortunately is going to be short lived as the next storm system will impact the region for the end of the work week. By Friday it appears that a classic split-flow pattern is in place. A trough from the northern jet will be moving through the Midwest delivering a shot of colder air for the weekend. Meanwhile the sub-tropical jet is going to undercut and help establish a moisture tap through the southern tier of the country.
The combination of these features is going to lead to an unsettled end to the week, expect showers to move in soon as late Thursday night with Friday being a cool and damp day...this would make the third consecutive Friday to turn out unsettled.
Precipitation amounts look to be modest at this time, amounts should be less than 1/2 inch through Friday night with some heavier totals back into the mountains.
As this feature passes through on Saturday colder air will filter into the region from the northwest with the next rainmaker already in the initial development stages back across the Rockies.