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Weather - Big BUbble - No Trouble!


Big Bubble - No Trouble!

By Gerard Roe
Staff Meteorologist

Mostly sunny skies will be the rule for the next 24 hours or so. However, increasing clouds on Wednesday afternoon foreshadow an ugly looking Thursday. A large high pressure air mass sitting squat over the eastern US dictates clear skies today. A smattering of clouds from some upper-level short waves will mar slightly an otherwise pleasant day. The extra cover will, however, help raise night time temperatures a little above their near record nadir last night. Wednesday begins in the same style but with strong southerly winds bringing up subtropical moisture on the back side of the high pressure, high clouds will spread over the region in the afternoon. A cyclone pushing in from the West has the potential to generate substantial precipitation on Thursday.

Today: Mostly clear skies. Moderate westerly winds. High 63F (17C).

Tonight: Some clouds. Low 47F (8C).

Wednesday: Clear start, increasing clouds during the day. Winds picking up a bit and from the south. High 68F (20C). Low 49F (10C).

Thursday: Rain likely, possibly heavy. High around 65F (19C). Low around 45F (7C).