Forecast: Gusty Winds Today, Gorgeous Tomorrow
Pleasant Thursday & Friday... for holiday weekend too?
Today: Early-morning showers. Then becoming mostly sunny with gusty winds. Low 70s. | Tonight: Mostly clear as winds diminish. 40s to near 50. | Tomorrow: Partly to mostly sunny. Low 70s. | A Look Ahead | Get Express Forecast by E-mail
FORECAST IN DETAIL
Here's a little something for everyone... For those who like a change of pace, today offers morning showers followed by gusty winds and clearing skies. For those who prefer quiet, pleasant fall weather -- well, we get right back to that tomorrow and Friday. For snow lovers, the pre-winter hype has already begun. And for the cost-conscious, it appears that winter cold may not hurt the pocketbook as much as last year.
Today (Wednesday): Early-morning showers exit to the east, quickly giving way to mostly sunny skies by late morning as highs head for the low 70s. But winds howl late morning through late afternoon at around 20-30 mph with gusts to near 40 mph. Confidence: Medium-High
Tonight: Mostly clear with winds gradually diminishing during the evening, eventually down to around 10 mph. Overnight lows in the 40s (suburbs) to near 50 (downtown). Confidence: High
Tomorrow (Thursday): High pressure brings the return of fine fall weather with partly to mostly sunny skies, light winds and highs in the low 70s. Clouds start to increase toward evening. Confidence: Medium-High
Tomorrow Night: Partly to mostly cloudy skies will keep things a bit warmer than tonight with lows in the 50s. Maybe an overnight shower (25% chance or so) as a warm front moves through. Confidence: Medium
Feelin' warm on Friday thanks to an increasing breeze from the south in advance of the next cold front. Highs shoot for the upper 70s to low 80s under a mix of sun and clouds and a 25% chance of a passing shower. Shower chances increase some Friday night as the front closes in from the west. Confidence: Medium
For now, a wishy-washy forecast is the best I can do for Saturday: We could see some clouds and showers around. Or we may see more sun and little in the way of showers if the front makes it far enough to our south and east. Highs should end up around the upper 60s to mid-70s. Confidence: Low-Medium
Odds are looking decent for a nice day on Sunday, though we still need to keep an eye on that front and make sure it stays down to our south. Assuming it does, then we should be in line for at least partly sunny skies with highs in the 60s to near 70. Confidence: Low-Medium
All bets are off for Columbus Day Monday with the potential -- but at this point by no means a certainty -- of a storm coming up the coast. Confidence: Low
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