A busy Halloween week of weather

Good Sunday, folks. We’re wrapping up the final weekend of October on another chilly note. This chilly will soon give way to a bit of a mild up as we head into the new week. That doesn’t last long as our weather pattern cranks up just in time for Halloween.

Skies today will feature a mix of sun and clouds with readings between 50 and 55 degrees. A nice breeze will make it feel cooler than that.

Moisture begins to return to the region on Monday and this may spark a scattered shower or two… especially across southern parts of the region. Highs will warm into the upper 50s to around 60 for many.

A slightly better chance for a shower or storm will be with us on Tuesday as a warm front lifts northward through the region. Temps will warm into the low 60s. Wednesday looks to be the mildest day with readings into the mid and upper 60s on a gusty southwesterly wind. A few showers and storms will develop as the day wears on.

This is ahead of a strong storm across the plains. That makes a run into the Great Lakes by Halloween, dragging a cold front into Kentucky:


That front will bring widespread showers and some thunder our way into Halloween. Winds will be a big time player with this system as temps crash behind the front. What does that mean for the little ones making their candy rounds on Halloween? Here’s the early forecast:

Halloween Forecast

Chilly and drier air moves in for Friday as skies slowly clear. This will allow for another system to work in here over the weekend as our jet stream takes a big dip:

EuroThat setup will deliver another round of very cold air for the first few days of November. It may also give us a shot at seeing a few more early season flakes.

Have a great day and take care.

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