Mainly cloudy skies with a light icy mix of freezing rain and rain showers spreads through the area by mid afternoon.

The north country starts as a wintry mix of light snow/sleet/freezing rain.

Very little accumulation is expected.

Highs top out in the upper 30s to near 40.

Periods of rain continue tonight with temperatures staying close to 40 degrees.

A heavier downpour is expected early Thursday with the passage of a cool front.

A clap of thunder is possible with a widespread rain mostly early in the day.

We may receive up to an inch of rain early Thursday with highs topping out well into the 40s/50.

The storm ends as a mix to snow showers as it pulls out in the afternoon.

Little if any snow accumulation is expected, although the hills and mountains may receive a dusting.

Seasonably chilly weather returns Friday into the weekend with a mix of sun and clouds.

There may be a few flurries or snow showers most likely by Sunday.