Good morning! If you haven't been out the door yet, don't forget to throw on a jacket. Temperatures are quite a bit cooler today with the passage of a cold front. Across the valley temperatures are in the low 50s with the higher elevations in the mid to upper 40s.
Comparing this to temperatures this time yesterday, that is 10 to 15 degrees cooler. That will be reflected in our highs this afternoon as well, with most topping out in the low to mid 60s. This is slightly under the average for this time of the year.
Working ahead, the weekend should start out pleasant. Highs will be right on par with the average with partly to mostly sunny skies. By Sunday, a lifting warm front will boost highs in the mid (and even some locations upper) 70s. An isolated stray shower may even be possible for those in the Plateau and areas bordering KY. As this works through, an area of low pressure and cold front will follow, bringing showers and a few storms on Monday. This will be followed by our next wave into parts of Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures will dip a couple of degrees, but our second system will be much more pronounced, with highs returning to the low 60s and evening 50s.
That will do it for today...it should turn out to be a beautiful Fall day with temps warming a touch into Saturday. Sunday will be pretty warm, with temps in the mid 70s for most. For reference, the record for Sunday is 84 degrees. Have a great weekend!
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