High pressure will drift further east for Friday. A cold front arrives in the area for Saturday and Saturday night bringing a period of showers and possible thunderstorms. High pressure builds back in for Sunday and early next week.
What an outstanding week of fall like weather. Cool mornings and fall like afternoons. With high pressure further east, winds will be more south-southwesterly helping to increase the heat and humidity. Tonight will not be as chilly as the last few. In fact, lows will be more seasonal in the mid 50s under mostly clear skies and calm conditions. Clouds will be increasing through the day Friday but that will stop us from warming to near 80 degrees.
Most of the area looks to remain dry as we start our Friday evening festivities. Temperatures will fall to the low 70s for High School Football Frenzy. Our game of the week goes to New Oxford at South Western. Kickoff is 7:30pm. Grab a light jacket for the ride home, other than that, looking like a great evening for hard hitting tackles.
WEEKEND STARTS WET
Cold front comes in late Saturday but showers will develop out ahead of it in the afternoon. There could also be a few embedded thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts are likely to reach .5” to 1.00” over the area. Clouds and threat for rain will hold temps in the mid 70s. Mild with showers continuing overnight, lows in the upper 50s.
By Sunday, looks like the front gets through the area early salvaging the second half of the weekend. High pressure builds back in late. Highs Sunday under partly sunny skies expected in the low 70s.
EARLY NEXT WEEK
The area will once again be under the influence of high pressure. We’ll see sunshine, dry conditions and temperatures close to normal in the low to mid 70s for the first week of fall.
If you are headed to Penn State this weekend to watch them take down Kent State, pack an umbrella and the rain gear. There is a good chance for showers. Temperatures may start off around 70 but fall to the 60s quickly with the wet weather. Have fun!
Have a great evening!
MaryEllen Pann, Chief Meteorologist
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