Rain showers; highs around 50

Published Jan 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

FORECAST: Wednesday night — Mostly cloudy. Rain likely — Mainly after midnight. Lows In the upper 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Thursday — Showers likely in the morning — Then rain in the afternoon. Highs in the low 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent. Thursday night — Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the upper 20s.

Friday — Mostly cloudy in the morning — Then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Lows near 10.

Saturday — Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s. Saturday night — Partly cloudy. Lows near 15.

Sunday — Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Sunday night — Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Monday night — Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s.

Tuesday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs near 40.

NATION: Heavy rain and snow will continue across the West before drier conditions arrive Friday. Temperatures will be well above average across much of the central and eastern U.S. through Thursday. Temperatures in the Lower 48 states on Tuesday ranged from a low of -29º in Harve, Mont., to a high of 90º in Rio Grande, Texas.