Warm Weekend, Some Rain Next Week

Greenport Harbor at dawn

The showers and possible storms may impact the second half of the Michigan/Michigan State game. Fal like weather will not return until the middle of next week.

Friday, we had a steady diet of clouds around but after the morning, rain was hard to come by. Monday night, a 30 percent chance of showers before 9 p.m. Low: 66. High: 90. Moisture will be on an increase today, as there may be a few more showers and chance for isolated t-showers in the afternoon. It will still be cloudy for most of the day with a stiff breeze.

Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures will be around, with a low of 62 degrees.

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Today: Mix of Sun and Clouds. Nate is expected to make landfall in MS as a category 1 hurricane late Saturday night. There will be sunshine, warm weather and some much needed rain arriving Columbus Day. Dew point readings will be in the 60s to possibly near 70 degrees. High temperatures will rise into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Overall, it's going to be a pretty nice day if you don't mind the high humidity! High: 86. Wind: S 10 miles per hour, shifting N 10 miles per hour by mid-day. As they say, timing is everything, and in this case, the weekend looks increasingly unsettled, and, especially Sunday and Monday, increasingly wet as a tropical system named Nate crosses the Southeast. He is forecast to become a hurricane as he moves into the south central Gulf of Mexico earlyl Saturday.

Friday Night: Mainly clear.

A cold front is expected to pass through the region Wednesday night bringing an end to the rain. High: 88. Sunday: Mostly Cloudy with Good Chance for Showers and Storms. As that high slides to our north, it will push down cooler air, so we'll get highs in the mid 70s on Wednesday. For now, we are forecasting periods of rain with highs only in the 60s.

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