Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast
Drizzle will continue overnight along with areas of fog. Temperatures will dip into the upper 50s to near 60.
Milder and drier on Monday. Expect skies to be cloudy to start the day. The clouds will break up a bit as the day progresses. Temperatures will warm to near 70.
A little more sunshine on Tuesday with highs in the low and mid 70s. A weak cold front will move through the area, but by the time it reaches the area, there won't be a whole lot of moisture left. Just keeping a slight chance for a stray shower. Keeping that chance for a stray shower on Wednesday with highs in the low and mid 70s.
An area of low pressure along with the remnant moisture of Tropical Storm Zeta will move in for Thursday and Friday. Expect rain at times on Thursday with highs in the low and mid 70s. The wind will switch to the northwest on Friday and be on the windy side. It will be much cooler with highs in the mid 60s with a chance of showers. Some of the coldest air we've had so far will move in Friday night with many areas dropping into the 40s overnight.
A few showers will be possible Halloween morning, but high pressure should take care of the rest of the day. It will be chilly and windy with highs only around 60 degrees.
Zeta is drifting toward the north-northwest near 2 mph but a faster northwestward motion is expected over the next couple of days, followed by a turn to the north. On the forecast track, the center of Zeta will move near or over the northern Yucatan Peninsula or the Yucatan Channel late Monday, move over the southern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, and approach the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast, and Zeta is expected to become a hurricane before it moves near or over the Yucatan Peninsula late Monday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles from the center.
Meteorologist April Loveland
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