10/18 – The Chief’s “Windy and Cool” Tuesday Midday Forecast

Cooler, drier air along with gusty winds will be in place this afternoon. Winds will be out of the North at 10-20 MPH with higher gusts at times. High temperatures will reach the mid-60s this afternoon. With the elevated winds and relative humidity values under 30%, a Red Flag Warning is in until 7 PM today. Do not burn! A small craft advisory is also in effect now through Wednesday morning.

Tonight will be the coldest night this week. There is a Freeze Warning area-wide from 1 AM until 9 AM. Temperatures will bottom out in the low-to-mid 30s with a 5-10 MPH northerly wind making it feel like around 30 degrees. Actions should be taken to protect delicate plants and pipes, and be sure to bring in pets.

Tomorrow will be another cool day with high temperatures reaching the mid-60s across the area. Winds will be breezy rather than windy out of the North at 10-15 MPH. The cold airmass will slowly dissipate throughout the week and a slow moderation will take place. By the end of the week, morning lows will be in the 40s and 50s and afternoon highs will be in the 70s.




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