FORECAST: Above average week ahead with the possibility for a new high temp on Thursday

Enjoy a mild evening under clear skies with temperatures in the 50s until near midnight. A weak cold front will turn our winds to the north overnight as area temperatures slip to near 40 degrees by daybreak. Expect passing clouds on Tuesday while a gentle but steady north wind holds temperatures in the middle 50s. Wednesday is expected to be a mild day as highs soar into the middle 60s followed by possible record-breaking heat Thursday as highs climb to near 71 degrees. The current record for December 2nd is 70 set in 1956 – 65 years ago!