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By Dave Salesky

6.14" of rain in October that's over 3" above normal. Now it looks like drier weather is returning for at least the first week of November. Go figure, this is turning into an interesting fall.

A weak ridge will begin to build across the region tonight, keeping us dry. I do expect wide spread areas of fog on Friday morning. Some areas could see visibilites below 1/4 of a mile.

After the fog lifts we should have partly to mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will remain in the low 60s, about 5 degrees above average.

Through at least the middle of next week we'll have no better than a 40% chance of rain. Freezing levels will remain well above pass levels.

Tonight's low 51
Friday's high 60

Dave

So far today...

High: 47°
Precip: 0.00"
Low: 40°
Normal
Record
62°
80° (1962)
43°
30° (1964)
Sunrise
6:19am
Sunset
8:01pm
Precipitation
 
Normal
Thursday
0.37"
0.09"
This Month
1.25"
1.63"
Since 1/1
16.59"
13.85"
Since 10/1
22.41"
27.97"

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Thursday, April 17, 6:45 AM

Good Friday and we have some very good weather.

Outside of some morning low clouds and fog patches this morning we have partly cloudy and dry skies in the forecast. A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the area today. Temperatures will climb into the low 60s by this afternoon.

Enjoy the break because it will be short-lived on Saturday another weak storm arrives bringing more clouds and rain across the region. We will be on a bit of a roller coaster this weekend. Saturdays rain showers will give way to drier conditions on Easter Sunday.

Today's high 61

Tonight's low 44

 

Dave

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