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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Big Cold To Start Off November

Weather Headlines:
  • One more mild day Wednesday.
  • Cooler Thursday & Friday, 50s.
  • COLD this weekend! 40s.

Forecast Details:

Tonight: Increasing clouds late. Low: 53-58.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, chance for an afternoon shower in spots. High temperatures in the middle 60s to around 70 degrees.

Thursday: Partly cloudy and cooler. High temperatures in the middle to upper 50s. Partly cloudy and cooler. High temperatures in the middle to upper 50s.

Friday: A mix of sun and clouds, cool. High temperatures in the middle to upper 50s. Upper 40s for trick or treaters around sunset.

Saturday: Cloudy, windy and cold with scattered showers. A few wet snowflakes could mix in for the higher elevations. High in the middle to upper 40s.

Sunday: A mix of sun and clouds, blustery and cold. High temperatures in the lower to middle 40s.

Forecast Discussion:
ECMWF showing 35-45 mph
wind gusts on Sunday

We have one more mild day before temps begin the big slide downhill.  This weekend is a big area of interest because of rumors regarding a potential snow storm.  The first snow of the season is always an exciting or scary milestone (depending on who you ask).  But right now while it looks like the cold blast is a lock, the snow is NOT.

We are confident this weekend will be cold and blustery! But it looks like the ingredients for a storm will come together too late and too far offshore to bring us a big storm.  This is also a fast moving system with no blocking downstream. High pressure will quickly build in behind the storm bringing in dry air.  For now we are forecasting some showers on Saturday.  I can't rule out some snowflakes mixing in for the higher elevations but I'm not expecting any accumulation.  Either way we're watching and will keep you posted!

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