High temperatures Tuesday will be near normal in the low to mid 40s with sunny skies expected and light north winds.

Temperatures fall into the low 30s and 20s on Christmas Eve.

Dry and cool conditions Christmas Day, with high temperatures similar to Tuesday though winds become southerly in the afternoon.

On Thursday, some cloudiness returns as a weak cold front switcheswinds back out of the northeast during the day. Precipitation becomes possible overnight into Friday.

The forecast

Today: Sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Light north wind.

Christmas Day: Sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Calm wind.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Friday: A chance of snow before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 9 a.m. and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.