Saturday’s First Warning Forecast: Temperatures warming into the 70s

Posted at 11:34 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-28 16:33:11-04

The First Warning Storm Team is tracking a brief warmup on Saturday and rain for Sunday.

We'll start today with mostly sunny skies. Clouds will increase throughout the day ahead of a storm system. Winds will start to pick up a bit as well. Highs in the mid 70s.

Rain chances will increase tonight. Rain could become heavy at times heading into Sunday morning. Expect showers throughout the day. May even hear a rumble of thunder. It will be breezy with highs near 70. So if you have any outdoor plans, Saturday is your day.

Dry conditions to start the work week. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s. A nice, sunny and dry day on tap for Halloween. Highs in the mid 60s. Temperatures will dip into the upper 40s overnight.

Today: Increasing clouds. (20%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-15 mph.

Tonight: Showers move in. Lows in the low 60s. Winds: S 10-15 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Tropical Update

Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen

The system is moving toward the north near 7 mph. A faster northward motion is expected Saturday morning, followed by a faster motion toward the northeast later on Saturday and Sunday. On the forecast track, the system will move across western Cuba late Saturday and move through the northwestern Bahamas Saturday night and early Sunday.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Medium (80%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Medium (80%)

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