Archive for September 2011

Friday, September 30 2011

09/30/2011

Summary:  An area of high pressure with seep in from the north over the weekend leaving the next few days feeling substantially cooler than normal for this time of year. 

Tonight:  Mostly clear with lows in the lower 40s and winds out of the north at 5 to 15 MPH. 

Saturday:  Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and winds out of the north at 5 to 15 MPH.

Saturday night:  Clear with patchy areas of frost possible after midnight.  Lows will be in the mid 30s with winds out of the north at 5 to 10 MPH.

Sunday:  Clear with daytime highs in the mid 60s and overnight lows in the mid 40s.

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Your long-term forecast:  Temperatures are going to be on the rise by the start of the next work-week, with pleasant and mild weather expected for Monday through Wednesday.  Daytime highs will generally be increasing from the upper 60s to the mid 70s, with overnight lows remaining fairly steady in the lower 50s.

Thursday, September 29 2011

09/29/2011

Summary:  A wind advisory is in effect for our region from 2 PM today until 5 AM Friday morning as high winds are expected by this afternoon. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.  Lows will be in the upper 40s with winds out of the northwest at 20 to 30 MPH, with gusts up to 50 MPH possible. 

Friday:  Partly cloudy with highs around 60.  Winds will be out of the north at 15 to 25 MPH, with gusts up to 35 MPH possible.

Friday night:  Mostly clear with lows in the lower 40s and winds out of the north at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Mild weather is expected for the start of next week as well as a slight warm-up Sunday through Tuesday.  Daytime highs for the period will generally be increasing from the low 60s to lower 70s, with overnight lows in the mid 40s to the low 50s.

Wednesday, September 28 2011

09/28/2011

Summary:  In addition to a continued slight chance of showers, winds will really start to pick up during the day tomorrow, with breezy conditions expected to persist into Friday. 

Tonight:  Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the evening.  Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. 

Thursday:  Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon and highs in the lower 70s.  Winds will be out of the southwest early in the day at 5 to 10 MPH, then increasing out of the northwest at 15 to 25 MPH by the afternoon, with gusts up to 40 MPH possible.

Thursday night:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.  Lows will be in the upper 40s with winds out of the northwest at 15 to 25 MPH, with gusts up to 35 possible.

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Your long-term forecast:  This coming weekend will feel fairly cool and fall-like, with calm conditions expected for Saturday through Monday.  Highs for the period will generally be increasing from the upper 50s to the low 70s, with overnight lows in the low 40s to lower 50s.

Tuesday, September 27 2011

09/27/2011

Summary:  Our regional weather continues to be directly affected by an upper-level low pressure system which is responsible for cloudy skies and bands of showers that are expected to persist for the next couple of days. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with a chance of showers.  Lows will be in the lower 50s and winds out of the northwest at 5 to 10 MPH. 

Wednesday:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.  Highs will be in the mid 60s with winds out of the north at 5 to 10 MPH.

Wednesday night:  Partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and fairly calm winds.

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Your long-term forecast:  The upper-level low pressure system, which has affected our weather for quite some time now, is expected to finally dissipate and leave our region towards the end of the week.  And while Friday will have a slight chance of showers, Saturday and Sunday will remain dry.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the upper 50s to mid 60s, with overnight lows in the low to mid 40s.

Monday, September 26 2011

09/26/2011

Summary:  An upper-level low pressure system, which has been affecting our region for much of the past week, will persevere for the next few days providing us with cloudy skies, cool temperatures, and continued wet weather. 

Tonight:  Showers likely with lows in the lower 50s and winds out of the east at 10 to 15 MPH. 

Tuesday:  Cloudy with a chance of showers.  Highs will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.

Tuesday night:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.  Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds.

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Your long-term forecast:  Wet weather is expected to continue later in the week as there will be a slight chance for showers Thursday and Friday, with the rain moving out of our region by Saturday.  Daytime highs for the period will generally be decreasing from the low 70s to lower 60s, with overnight lows also decreasing from the low 50s to lower 40s.

Friday, September 23 2011

09/23/2011

Summary:  As an upper-level low pressure system remains in place over the great lakes region, numerous showers are expected throughout the weekend with a slight chance of thunderstorms on Saturday, which if they form may produce some small hail. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.  Lows will be in the mid 40s with light and variable winds. 

Saturday:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then scattered showers likely with some thunderstorms possible in the afternoon.  Highs will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.

Saturday night:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.  Lows will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds.

Sunday:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers in the morning, and a good chance of scattered showers in the afternoon, evening, and overnight hours.  Daytime highs will be in the lower 60s with overnight lows in the lower 50s.

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Your long-term forecast:  As we enter the next work-week, there will be a slight chance that showers over our region will continue for Monday and Tuesday, though Wednesday is expected to remain dry.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid 60s to lower 70s, with overnight lows generally remaining steady in the lower 50s.

Thursday, September 22 2011

09/22/2011

Summary:  An upper-level area of low pressure over the great lakes region is responsible for our ample cloud cover, and may also result in some light lake-effect showers through the next several days. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light showers.  Lows will be in the mid 40s with light and variable winds. 

Friday:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light showers.  Highs will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.

Friday night:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light showers.  Lows will be in the upper 40s with winds out of the north at 5 to 10 MPH. 

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Your long-term forecast:  As an upper-level low pressure system continues to affect our region, there will be a continued chance for showers Sunday through Tuesday.  Daytime highs will generally be increasing from the mid 60s to the mid 70s, with overnight lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.