Active for the weekend

Storm pattern sets up
Posted at 7:43 AM, Sep 12, 2020

It’s been a few days without the wet stuff so we can afford a few days with it. Unfortunately, it does line up for the weekend. As of now, things are on the quiet side. Visibility is down in some areas so watch for that on roadways early. The sun will eventually come out, more than yesterday. We will still have some smoke to contend with, but the wind and rain will help disperse a lot of it later.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will start flaring up along a weak trough moving into the region today. Heavy downpours and strong wind will be the biggest threats with lightning possible as well. These scattered storms should mostly stay below severe limits but a damaging wind gusts is not out of the question. Activity will continue overnight as the trough stays with us. On its heels will be a weakening cold front looking to provide us with a better chance for rain and thunderstorms through the day tomorrow. As we progress into the early work week, cooler and drier air will work in behind the next fall-feeling front. This will drop our temperatures down to the upper 70s and low 80s for a few days.