Finally, what was left of Tropical Storm Gordon has officially moved out of the region. The area of low pressure dropped an impressive 7+ inches of rain in areas around the state of Kentucky. Now, all we’re left with is cloud coverage, a few light sprinkles, and a fall-like air mass in place. Temperatures are down into the 60s as a result of the cold front.
We get a dry stretch, free from rain through the next few days. High pressure will not be strong enough to keep clouds away, but the chance for rain drops significantly. We finally get a chance for the high water levels to drop. All eyes are turning towards the Atlantic as the powerful major hurricane Florence continues to make a run for the Atlantic Coastline. Florence has downgraded to a Category 3 storm briefly, but will strengthen again back to category 4 strength with 131+ mph winds. Exact landfall is not known, but residents along the east coast from South Carolina to Maryland need to be paying close attention. We are expecting at least a small portion of Florence’s rain later in the week.