Meteorologist Mark’s Wx for Halloween

Happy Halloween! 

Headlines 

Nice weather for Halloween

Freeze Watch in effect for Sunday night for a hard freeze

Extended period of dry weather in store for us

Meteorologist Mark’s Vlog in a Flash

48-Hour WX

Seven-Day Forecast

Daily Forecast Summary

Today: Mostly sunny and pleasant.

Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy. Sprinkles possible. Turning cooler in the afternoon/evening. A hard freeze expected overnight. A freeze watch is in effect.

Monday – Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cool. Frosty developing each night.

Wednesday – Thursday: Becoming warmer. Pleasant.

Friday: Partly cloudy and mild.

Meteorologist Mark’s Severe Wx Concern

Threats

The first freeze of the season is expected Sunday and Monday nights. This will officially end the growing season on the Cumberland Plateau. Temperatures will be below freezing for several hours each of those nights.

On This Day in Wx History

2014- A rare early season snowfall brings over 2″ of snow to the Upper Cumberland. The highest reported snowfall is 2.2″ south of Crossville.

Almanac

Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes

High: 96° at Yuma, Arizona 

Low: at Grand Marais, Minnesota

Tropical Outlook

It continues to look like we will have Tropical Storm Eta by the end of the weekend in the Caribbean. It also continues to look like it will move into Central America, far from the US mainland.

Today’s National Wx Hazards

There’s nothing spooky about this Halloween weather forecast! All is pretty darn quiet across the country today.

Tomorrow’s National Wx Hazards

A strong cold front will bring a variety of precip to the eastern US, though much of that will stay light and non-hazardous. The only exception could be some accumulating snowfall around the Great Lakes region.

 8 – 14 Day Outlook

Warm and dry in the eastern US, and cooler and wetter across much of the western US. That seems to be the evolving pattern for the second week of November. Our area looks very warm and very dry.

Temperature

Precipitation 

Weather Shots

Talk about scary and beautiful at the same time! This was a satellite view of Super Typhoon Goni yesterday over the Pacific. The storm rapidly intensifies into the most powerful storm on Earth, with winds of 180 mph and gusts to over 200 mph. The storm is expected to weaken before hitting the Philippines tomorrow. Never the less, the storm is expected to be devastating.

NASA Nerdology 

October 30, 2000, was the last day there was not human presence in low-earth orbit. Soyuz TM-31 launched on Oct. 31st, 2000, carrying 3 astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). On Nov. 2nd, the ISS will have been continuously occupied for 20 years!

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