Midnight Update: We will continue to have cloudy skies overnight, with only the chance for a few spotty rain showers Thursday morning. The chance for rain will increase from west to east starting around 5pm, with the worst of the heavy rainfall and gusty winds moving through between 8pm Thursday to 2am Friday. Thursday will be a mild and breezy day, with a high temperature of 69 degrees. We are under a Wind Advisory for late Thursday, with wind gusts up to 40mph or higher possible. The Storm Prediction Center also has most of the viewing area under an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms, with gusty winds and an isolated tornado possible. The rain associated with this strong cold front looks to diminish by Friday morning, with some clearing skies by Friday afternoon and evening. Friday will be a seasonal day with high temperatures around 63 degrees. Temperatures get cooler for the weekend, with highs in the low to mid 50s. Don't forget to turn your clocks BACK one hour Saturday night, as daylight saving time comes to an end on Sunday.
We will stay with mild temperatures overnight into Thursday, with widespread rain showers and isolated thunderstorms developing for Thursday evening through early Friday.
TONIGHT: Skies will remain mostly cloudy overnight, with Thursday morning low temperatures around 58 degrees.
THURSDAY/HALLOWEEN: A strong cold front will approach the region for late Thursday, bringing the chance for a good soaking rain late Thursday into early Friday. Ahead of the cold front, winds will be out of the south, helping afternoon high temperatures warm to 69 degrees. Rain looks to become heavier and steadier Thursday evening from about 5pm to 8pm, with the worst between 8pm Thursday and 2am Friday. The Storm Prediction Center has most of the viewing area under an enhanced risk for severe weather on Thursday, with damaging winds and an isolated tornado possible.
THURSDAY NIGHT: The cold front will move through the region early Friday morning, with a few lingering rain showers possible for the Friday morning commute. Friday morning low temperatures will be around 54 degrees.
FRIDAY: After a few lingering rain showers Friday morning, skies are expected to clear by the afternoon and evening hours. Friday afternoon high temperatures will be seasonal, with a high of 63 degrees.
WEEKEND: Temperatures will be back in the low to mid 50s Saturday and Sunday. A weak weather disturbance will bring the chance for a few rain showers on Saturday, with mostly sunny skies expected for Sunday. Don’t forget to turn your clocks BACK one hour Saturday night, as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end.
NEXT WEEK: Temperatures will be seasonal early next week, with mostly sunny to partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 60s. Another round of rain showers will approach the region by midweek next week.