Weather Roundup: National Forecast for Oct. 3
Storms begin to work their way into western New York on Friday night, but otherwise most everyone should stay dry and mild, with temperatures mostly in the 60s. Saturday, however, looks like the stormy day of the weekend, with virtually the entire region getting hit by a strong cold front, and storms will move from central New York state in the morning to the New England coast by late Saturday night. Sunday things clear out, with brisk temperatures in the 50s and low 60s but plenty of sunshine.
Storms move across Kentucky and Tennessee through the day, charging their way into the Charlotte, North Carolina, Roanoke, Virginia, and Charleston, West Virginia areas by Friday night. Behind the potent cold front, temperatures will plummet but skies will brighten, with highs in the 50s and 60s in western Kentucky and Tennessee for Friday spreading eastward for Saturday. Eastern Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and eastern Virginia see storms Saturday moving before they quickly move offshore, leaving in their wake clear and comfortable temperatures for most of Saturday and Sunday.
A nasty line of storms pushes through the Atlanta area and down along the Gulf Coast for Friday morning, but by Friday night the storms should clear off the South Carolina and Georgia coastline. A big change is in store behind the front, with high temperatures dipping into just the 60s and 70s but high pressure will keep things dry across the region for both Saturday and Sunday. After Friday’s storms move through, our next chance for rain likely doesn’t come until Tuesday.
Severe storms made it’s impact felt in TX yesterday. Good news is that the threat for severe weather is very minimal today. Southern portions of LA have a general chance of some storms along with extreme southern TX. Cooler temperatures will also be felt all across the region today.
After a stormy Wednesday and Thursday, quieter weather conditions will take hold of the Central Plains today. Expect variable clouds around the region along with cooler temperatures and a breezy northwest wind. It’ll be chilly out this morning in Nebraska with lows in the 30s/40s. Much of Kansas and Iowa will start today off in the 40s with 50s throughout Missouri. Highs today will range from the 50s across Iowa and Nebraska to the 50s/60s south in Kansas and Missouri.
Cool temperatures for most of the area today as the front pushes it’s way through the rest of the Great Lakes region. High temps today in Minneapolis will only get up to the mid 40s while Cleveland will see 70s in the wake before the front pushes through. Once the front finally gets through temps will drop drastically. Going forward into tonight there will be a chance of snow in parts on MN. That’s right a chance of snow with all that cooler air.
The High Plains are going to be cold today. A shot of winter will make it’s presence felt today. High temps will struggle to get out of the 40s in North Dakota today. Much of the region will see much of the same with much cooler temps.
Dry conditions and plenty of sunshine will rule the day today around the Four Corners region. Colorado will start today off with temperatures in the 20s/30s with more variable morning lows in the 30s to the 60s elsewhere in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. Much of Colorado and Utah will top out in the 60s this afternoon while much of New Mexico warms into the 70s. The warm spot in the region today will be Southwest Arizona where highs will hit in th
Very drastic temperatures will be the story heading into the weekend. From frost to extreme heat. Parts of western California will see temperatures near the century mark today. L.A. might even get close to the 100° mark today. Most parts of California will see highs anywhere in the 90s today. Nevada on the other hand will be more mild with temps ranging from the 70s to the 90s.
More sunshine on the way for the Northwest today thanks to high pressure in control. It’ll be a cool morning today with lows in the 30s/40s east of the Cascades with a few spots in the 20s over the higher elevations in Idaho. Expect temperatures this morning in the 40s/50s along and west of I-5. Highs this afternoon will be comfortable in the 60s/70s regionwide.