Rain on the forecast today, tonight with possible snow flurries later on

A system will move through the Ohio Valley today into this evening bringing rain showers to the region, followed by much cooler air moving in with temperatures dropping well below normal for the start of the work week, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

A 100% chance of rain showers are expected today especially this afternoon. Highs will be near 45 degrees, while lows will fall around 29 degrees tonight.

Overnight, conditions will involve rain before midnight, a slight chance of rain and snow between 12 to 1 a.m., followed by a slight chance of snow flurries after 1 a.m. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Cloudy skies will remain otherwise.

Monday will be much more dry but cold with skies starting off cloudy and gradually becoming sunnier as the day goes on. The high of the day will rise to 35 degrees.

Monday night will be partly cloudy with breezy conditions. The low will fall around 20 degrees.

Mostly sunny skies set in Tuesday with a high near 31 degrees, followed by a quiet but cold Tuesday night with mostly cloudy skies. The low will drop down into the upper teens to the lower 20s, too.

Sunny skies are marked for Wednesday with mostly clear skies expected Wednesday night. Highs will be near 47 degrees, while the low will fall around 28 degrees.

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