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Rowan weather: Winter starts today

Welcome to the first day of winter, which won’t be too cold. You may see some patchy fog before 10, and then clouds will begin to clear, leading to a high of 50, with east wind at 5-7 mph.

Clouds will return tonight, with a low of 37.

Friday will be partly sunny and 58 with southwest wind around 6 mph in the afternoon. Friday night will have a 20 percent chance of showers after 3 a.m. The low will be 46 with south southwest wind at 3-7 mph.

Saturday will have a 50 percent chance of showers and be mostly cloudy and warmer, with a high of 64. Winds will come from the south southwest at 7-14 mph, gusting as high as 20 mph, so hold on to your outdoor decorations.

Saturday night also has a 50 percent chance of showers, with a low of 45.

Christmas Eve will have a 30 percent chance of showers and be mostly cloudy, with a high of 55. The same chance of rain is possible Sunday night, mainly before 8 p.m. It will be mostly cloudy and cold, with a low of 32. Santa needs a good blast of cold to get his sleigh going.

Christmas Day will be sunny and 44, with a very cold low of 25.

Tuesday will be sunny and 46, with a low of 26.

And Wednesday should be mostly sunny and 46 again.

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