First Warning Forecast: Plenty of sunshine on tap to kick off Fall

Posted at 7:28 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 23:37:14-04

Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast

Partly cloudy overnight with a gusty northeasterly wind. Temperatures will be on the chilly side with lows in the 50s.

Some nuisance tidal flooding will be possible on Tuesday, but the winds will start to relax a bit, Expect the sun to finally break out. It is the First Day of Fall! High temperatures will warm to near 70.

A bit of a warm up starting on Wednesday. Temperatures will trend closer to normal for this time of year. Expect dry conditions and sunshine Wednesday through Friday with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Winds will be out of the southwest which will bring warmer air to the area. Rain chances will go up late Friday through Monday. An isolated shower is not out of the question with the best chance for wet weather being on Monday.

Tropical Update:

Tropical Storm Beta is moving toward the northwest near 3 mph, and this general motion is forecast to continue tonight. A slow north and northeast motion are expected on Tuesday, and a faster east-northeastward motion should begin Tuesday night and continue Wednesday. On the forecast track, the center of Beta will move inland overnight. Beta is forecast to remain near or just offshore the coast of southeastern Texas on Tuesday and Wednesday. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast before Beta reaches the Texas coast. Weakening is anticipated on Tuesday as Beta moves just inland along the Texas coast. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles from the center.

Hurricane Teddy is moving toward the north near 25 mph, and this motion is expected overnight followed by a turn toward the north-northwest on Tuesday. Teddy should turn toward the north-northeast and move over eastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday then over the Gulf of St. Lawrence late Wednesday into Thursday. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 mph with higher gusts. Teddy could gain a little more strength overnight, but should weaken steadily by Wednesday and become a strong post-tropical cyclone near Nova Scotia. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 275 miles.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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