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Thursday’s high temperature of 47 degrees was our second consecutive day of having temperatures below 50 degrees, the first time that has happened in 6 months since April 19-20 when the high temperatures were 38 and 43 degrees.
The mid-November like temperatures was as a result of a strong autumn storm system that brought cool Canadian air from the north, clouds, wind, and rain. That storm system is now long gone.
The weather today will bring abundant sunshine and dry conditions. Temperatures this afternoon will climb into the mid 50s, warmer but still unseasonably cool. This weekend looks great as winds will turn out of the south advecting warmer air into the region.
High temperatures on Saturday will climb into the 60s and into the upper 60s on Sunday. It is possible that a few locations especially south will reach the 70 degree mark on Sunday.
Our rainfall numbers are still below normal, but we have a slight chance for rain early Monday and a greater chance for meaningful rain Tuesday morning.
Friday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 50s. Fifth sub-60 degree day with mid November-like temperatures. Winds northwest 5-10 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, windy, and warmer with highs in the low to mid 60s. Winds west- southwest 10-20 mph with higher gust.
Sunday: Mostly sunny with clouds increasing. A late night shower or two is possible. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Winds southwest 5-15 mph shifting northwest late.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for showers early. Mild with highs in the low to mid 60s. Winds northwest becoming southwest 5-10 mph strengthening late.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy, windy, and unseasonably warm. Scattered showers and a thunderstorm is possible. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Winds 10-20 mph with gust to 25 mph.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and windy with falling temps. Scattered lake effect rain showers are possible. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds north 10-20 mph with higher gust.
Thursday: Partly cloudy and cool with isolated lake effect rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. Winds north 5-15 mph.
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