Forecast Last Updated at Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12:54PM
Just a few weeks ago, if you were to peek at our forecast, we were talking about summer-time temperatures. Now, that's not the case as our highs this afternoon approach the lower 60's under mostly sunny skies, although we deal with some high thin cirrus during the early afternoon hours. Fun fact, this is forecasted to be the warmest day this week. How's that for a seasonal shift? These mild temperatures do not last for long as tomorrow they begin a downward trend, but the skies stay mostly clear. Thursday, we see cloud coverage begin to increase, especially in the afternoon hours. These are all signs that are pointing to the upcoming cold rain Friday.
For your reading pleasure, here is a cold and snowy RaysWeather.Com Fearless Forecast for Winter 2018-2019.
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Hi: 60 Lo: 36
Mostly sunny; Early PM high thin cirrus; Not as cool; NW wind 5-15 mph, gusty Tue night
Hi: 53 Lo: 33
Lots of sunshine; Cool; NW wind 5-15 mph, gusty early
Hi: 50 Lo: 36
Partly sunny, but with more PM clouds; Some rain possible late Thursday night; Light NW wind becoming light and variable
Hi: 37 Lo: 33
Cloudy; Rain, possibly mixed with snow at times; Cold
Hi: 46 Lo: 36
Mostly cloudy with rain possible; Chilly
Sunday - Mostly cloudy; Lingering AM shower possible; Breezy; High in the upper 40s; Low in the mid 30s
Monday - Cloudy & Cool; High in the mid 40s; Low in the mid 30s
High pressure remains in effect over the Carolinas, but not for long. It will move into the Atlantic later today as a dry cold front moves through quickly into our area tonight. Expect an uptick in the wind tonight and early tomorrow followed by a dip in temperatures.
Hurricane Willa, will play a major role in our forecast later, remains in the Pacific. She is about 75 miles off of the coast of Mexico this morning with sustained winds at 130 mph. That marks her transition to a Category Four hurricane. It will make landfall into Mexico later this this afternoon.
Clouds increase Thursday, and rain arrives late Thursday night. Friday will be cold and rainy. This is where you should grab a cup of warm apple cider. A few snowflakes may mix in, however, it will be too warm for any accumulation. After the Willa remnant moves to our northeast. Clouds and cool temperatures remain with mostly light showers from Saturday into Sunday morning.
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