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Forecast Last Updated at Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:45PM

Fantastic Fall Friday

We’ve got some fabulous fall weather served up for this evening. Attention turns to Tropical Storm Nestor, which will have a direct impact on our weather Saturday PM and night. Dry weather returns for Sunday along with a milder afternoon.

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Hi: 67 Lo: 41

Clear early, then more clouds arriving after midnight; Calm wind

Hi: 54 Lo: 48

Thickening clouds with rain developing by late morning or early afternoon; Quite cool; SE wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 70 Lo: 52

Partly sunny & milder; Light north wind becoming calm

Hi: 67 Lo: 55

Partly sunny & mild; Mostly cloudy with showers Monday night

Hi: 63 Lo: 39

Early showers; Decreasing clouds; Clear & cooler Tuesday night

Further Out

Wednesday - Sunny & seasonably cooler; High in the lower 60s; Low in the upper 30s
Thursday - Lots of sunshine; Seasonable; High in the mid 60s; Low in the lower 40s

Forecast Discussion

High pressure situated over the Ohio Valley shifts into the Mid-Atlantic overnight.

The new kid on the weather block is Tropical Storm Nestor. This system is quickly moving through the central Gulf of Mexico 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 mountains from southwest to northeast during the day, 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 mountains 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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