Good morning! I hope everyone has their coats handy as things don't look to warm up much through the day. With a high pressure system slowly working its way in from the west, most of us will stick with high's in the mid 50's under improving skies. Saturday and Sunday will be a bit warmer with high's in the lower 60's. Another blast of cold air will bring the coldest temps of the season, and likely, force many to bust out their winter coats.
A look across the nation for the next several days shows a quite pattern here at home. Though not significant, a few sprinkles can't be ruled Sunday afternoon. As a low to the north works east, a cold front will slide in later Sunday. This could bring the potential for a few sprinkles during the day, otherwise things stay dry with sunny skies most of early next week.
With a secondary cold front late this weekend, how will we fair temperatures-wise? Well to give it to you short, COLD. I anticipate the NWS in Morristown to place a freeze warning across the entire area overnight Sunday, essentially ending the growing season. With cold temps to start the day, things don't look to improve much with high's in the 40's and low 50's Monday afternoon.
I anticipate the NWS to release an official rainfall amount total from Zeta sometime today, so we will distribute that via social media when that comes out. As for today and this weekend, it'll be cool but Monday is our focus. Have a good weekend and dust off those winter coats for a cold start Monday morning.
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