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Weather

Cold and Quiet

By Michael J. Ring
STAFF METEOROLOGIST

Monotonous weather is in store for the next few days, as the cold, dry weather we have experienced over the past several days stretches into next week.

The most prominent meteorological feature over the North American continent today is the strong high pressure system over Manitoba. Consequently, most of the country will enjoy clear weather for the next few days. The only regions of unsettled weather are a front moving into the Pacific Coast and a storm currently off the Carolinas. While we should see some clouds tomorrow from this storm, the precipitation should stay offshore.

In the meantime, no other precipitation is expected, and high temperatures will hover near 40�F each day — about 7 degrees colder than the climatological mean for this time of year.

Extended Forecast

Today: Clear and cold. High near 40�F (4�C).

Tonight: Partly cloudy and cold. Low near 24�F (-4�C).

Saturday: Partly cloudy and continued cold. High again near 40�F (4�C).

Saturday night: Much like tonight; lows again near 24�F (-4�C).

Sunday: Sunny, but still cold. High near 38�F (3�C); low near 24�F (-4�C).

Monday: Sunny and slightly warmer. High near 42�F (6�C).