10/17 – Brittany’s “Enter Winter Conditions” Monday Evening Forecast

The cold front has passed through the area with breezy conditions in store for the remainder of the evening. Temperatures will quickly cool off tonight into the 40s, as skies will rapidly clear. Elevated winds from this afternoon will continue to gust to 15-20 MPH tonight. With a dominant north wind, strong cold air will advect into the area. This will lead to very cold morning low temperatures tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday morning. More than likely north of the interstate will experience the first frost of the season.

Tuesday will be a sunny day with high temperatures only making it into the 60s. It will remain breezy with 10-20 MPH winds. With an extremely dry airmass and elevated winds, a Fire Weather Watch is in place tomorrow and Wednesday. Burning should not take place this week.

The first frost of the season is in store for Wednesday morning with temperatures forecast to dip into the mid-30s. Animals should be brought inside and efforts should be taken to protect delicate plants. There will be frost chances inland on Thursday morning as well. By later this week, the colder airmass will gradually dissipate and temperatures will slowly moderate by the end of the week. Expect seasonal temperatures by this weekend.


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