A beautiful, fall day for Thursday

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Sunshine will return in full force as high pressure builds in from the west. It will be a cool start in the low to mid 40s but we’ll rebound nicely to normal high temperatures in the low to mid 60s. Breeze will be more out the west-southwest 5-10 mph. Clouds will start to stream in late into the overnight as a cold front and associated short wave energy swings in for Friday. Not a lot of moisture with the front but there could still be a few spotty showers very early in the morning. Lows will be in the upper 40s. Clouds will break up allowing for more sunshine and once again the breeze picks up. High temperatures will be cooler in the low 60s.

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Much colder air spills in for the weekend. In fact, temperatures will run well below average with highs struggling to get to the low 50s Saturday and near 50 on Sunday. Several disturbances will swing through the upper level trough which will enhance the chilly air. With the cooler air blowing over the warm waters of the Great Lakes, clouds will develop and mix with sunshine over the weekend. The trough starts to lift late Sunday and high pressure builds in at the surface. This will lead to very cold temperatures in the morning especially Monday morning. Lows Sunday will range from the low to mid 30s but more areas may see low 30s and even upper 20s for Monday as calm, clear and dry conditions lead to diving temperatures. Frost and freeze conditions are likely and need to be considered since we are still in the growing season.

Weekend Outlook
The ridge starts to build back in for early next week leading to temperatures returning to the 60s and more seasonable readings.

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The fall colors are looking beautiful. Enjoy them!