Forecast Last Updated at Friday, October 18, 2019 at 5:34AM
Fantastic Fall Friday
We’ve got some fabulous fall weather served up for your Friday. Expect abundant sunshine and pleasant temperatures after a chilly start. Thereafter, attention turns to the Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen, which will have a direct impact on our weather Saturday PM and night. Dry weather returns for Sunday along with a milder afternoon after a gray start.
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Hi: 66 Lo: 39
Sunny & cool; Nearly calm wind
Hi: 59 Lo: 46
Thickening clouds with steady rain arriving during the afternoon & continuing Saturday night; Light SE becoming NE 5-10 mph at night
Hi: 71 Lo: 51
Morning cloudiness; Becoming partly sunny with a milder afternoon; Light north wind becoming calm
Hi: 70 Lo: 54
Partly sunny & mild; Mostly cloudy with showers likely Monday night
Hi: 69 Lo: 40
Early showers; Decreasing cloudiness; Clear & cooler Tuesday night
Wednesday - Sunny & seasonably cooler; High in the mid 60s; Low in the upper 30s
Thursday - Lots of sunshine; Seasonable; High in the mid 60s; Low in the lower 40s
Canadian high pressure is overhead and is responsible for the chilly start to the day, complete with some patchy areas of frost in some of the more sheltered valley locations. Temperatures will moderate nicely this afternoon under the full sun, reaching close to mid-October normal values.
The new kid on the weather block is Potential Tropical Storm Sixteen, which will soon be Tropical Storm Nestor. This system is headed to the northeast, and is scheduled for a Florida Panhandle landfall on Saturday. The storm will then track across south Georgia and exit over coastal North Carolina on Sunday.
On this expected course, we expect thickening clouds on Saturday with rain overspreading the Foothills from southwest to northeast during the afternoon, along with cool temperatures. Rain continues Saturday night, but should exit stage right for Sunday. After a gray start, skies should become partly sunny for the afternoon along with milder temperatures.
A strong cold front will sweep across the Foothills on Tuesday morning, providing more showers ahead of it Monday night into early Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday look dry and seasonably cool.
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