A chilly afternoon, but things are going to get even cooler for Tuesday. Taking a look first at tonight, a Freeze Warning will be going into effect. This will likely end the growing season for good, but for those with outdoor plants, be sure to insulate them to protect from the freezing temperatures we are expecting. Overnight lows will be in the upper 20s to around 30, with mid to upper 20s expected Tuesday night and into early Wednesday morning.
With the passage of the cold front late yesterday, temperatures are going to be cold for this time of the year. In fact, looking at what is anticipated versus the norm, we will be 20+ degrees cooler than average tomorrow and Wednesday. Most will likely struggle to break the 50 degree mark tomorrow, with most topping out in the upper 40s. Thankfully, sunny skies will prevail all week, as high pressure slowly works its way in and eastward. Additionally, Tuesday will be the coolest day, where temperatures gradually tick upward thereafter.
Longer term outlooks indicate an airmass change. From the chilly temperatures expected early this week to above normal temperatures late in the month (next week). To go with this, below average rainfall is expected during this time. With that said, early November data does suggest the opportunity for better rainfall potential, so fingers crossed as we remain below average for the month of October so far.
That will do it for today, the big news is the cold temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the 40s and 50s. Overnight lows will be in the 20s to around 30 through Wednesday night, before more reasonable temperatures find us the second half of the work week. Check out our video forecast below for more.
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