Snow to let up for weekend, sunny skies and warmer temperatures on horizon
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:37 pm

The snow is finally expected to let up this weekend, with partly sunny skies to reign both Saturday and Sunday.

However, a low pressure system will keep temperatures seasonally cool through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Periodic flurries and snow showers are also possible in high elevations. Temperatures in the high 30s are predicted.

Warmer temperatures are on the horizon, the NWS says. Dry weather in the early portion of next week is expected to bring moderate to seasonal temperatures.

Rain and snow showers may return in the latter portion of next week, the service says, but highs will likely reach into the 40s.

For up to date weather information visit our weather page at http://northcountrynow.com/weather. The current seven-day forecast is listed below.

• Late Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind around 9 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

• Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

• Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

• Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

• Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

• Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind around 6 mph.

• Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

• Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

• Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

• Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph.

• Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

• Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

• Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.