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October 21, 1:30 PM Update: So What's Next With the Weather?

Here is the complete breakdown of the weather pattern now to mid-December.

Posted: Oct. 21, 2018 12:49 PM
Updated: Oct. 21, 2018 1:12 PM

The best potential of any rainfall now to October 29 is next Saturday & even that looks pretty light.

This will overall be a cooler than normal, breezy to windy, dry pattern.

After 60 tomorrow & windy, 50 to the 50s will dominate to Friday with frequent frost & freezing at night with several blustery days.  Lots of dry weather & mostly sunny to partly cloudy days.

However, there is action nearby.  Remnants of yet another Pacific hurricane still looks to bring more flooding to Texas, after an already record wet October.   This system may then reform into a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico.

Then, our Saturday Alberta clipper may morph with the tropical storm to form a hybrid Nor'Easter-type storm that rakes the East Coast, especially in the Northeast.  Heavy rainfall, high tides, strong winds & some interior heavy Northeast snow are likely.

With this pattern, wildfire risk in southern California will be extreme with offshore flow & heat!

The only thing this storm will do for us is bring cooler, windy conditions in.

Another clipper may bring a few more showers near Halloween.  That clipper may morph with tropical system or upper low from the Gulf of Mexico & bring another East Coast Nor'Easter with rain, wind, high tides & some higher-evelation snows in the Northeast.

All that storm will do is keep it cool & blustery here.

It still looks like a surge of warmth will dominate the early part of November.

Note the changes underway near mid-November.  Wet weather & storms may accompany this big change with lots of wind.

Potent surge of cold may still arrive near mid-month & last into late November.  Below normal temperatures & some minor snowfall may occur.

There are signs the colder pattern may change after Thanksgiving.  This milder weather may last to start December.

Other than the wet period near mid November, its looks largely drier than normal to early December.

Much colder weather with snow is matching up well after this mild period.  The timing of this would tend to be as we near mid-December.

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Flurries possible this morning, otherwise another cold and cloudy day.
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