This morning we remember a beautiful soul who met her Creator this Monday morning. Lisa Lane is such a dear friend of mine and one the world will be so much darker without. A devout Christian, Lisa lived her life with purpose and it showed each and every day. I had the great honor of knowing Lisa through my best friend Matilda. The day I officiated Matilda’s wedding was one of the happiest of my life and one in which I never saw Lisa lose that beautiful smile. She was so happy! The picture below is from her surprise retirement party that her family put together for her a few years ago. Lisa enjoyed decades of teaching in Morgan County and impacted the lives of everyone she came into contact with. The Meteorologist Mark fan club will never be the same. Lisa so bravely fought cancer for the past several months.
The fight is over, Lisa, and you can rest now.
Til we meet again.
72-Hour Wx Summary
Sunny days and starry nights are in store for us the next few days. Afternoon highs will slip from around 70 degrees today to the low 60s by Wednesday. If you’ve been waiting for an extended period of fall-like weather your week has arrived!
MM’s Wx Vlog
This Week’s Hazards
Hazardous weather is not expected for the next five days.
Five-Day Weather Forecast
Monday: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Northwest winds 5-15 mph, with gusts to 20 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cool. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.
Wednesday & Thursday: Continued sunny and pleasant. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.
Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Warmer. (This part of the forecast is heavily dependent upon where “Ian” tracks.)
The hiking forecast is looking absolutely stellar this week! The only thing to watch is Friday, as the track of “Ian” could have big impacts on the Friday-Saturday forecast. Stay tuned!
On This Day
2004 – After making its infamous loop east of the Bahamas, Hurricane Jeanne made landfall the night of September 26th, 2004. Jeanne came ashore as a major category 3 hurricane just a few miles away from where Hurricane Frances made landfall a few weeks before. Jeanne produced extensive damage along the east central Florida coast from Volusia County south to Martin County. The highest wind gusts occurred over extreme Southern Brevard County as well as Indian River County with 110 – 120 mph estimates at the peak of the storm.
1983 – Soviet military officer Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov averts a worldwide nuclear war by judging supposed missile attack from the US an error.
Past 24-Hour Precip Totals
Past 24-Hour Temperature Changes
Bluer colors represent colder temps from 24 hours ago, while redder colors indicate warmer temps from 24 hours ago.
Today’s High Temps & Departure from Average
Today’s high temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average high temps and bluer colors indicating below-average high temps. White coloration indicates average temps.
Highest temp expected today: 112 degrees (red star)
Coolest high temp expected today: 43 degrees (blue star)
Tomorrow Morning’s Low Temps & Departure from Average
Tomorrow morning’s low temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average low temps and bluer colors indicating below-average temps. White coloration indicates average temps expected.
Warmest overnight low expected: 88 degrees (red star)
Coolest overnight low expected: 27 degrees (blue star)
Tropical Storm Ian developed into Hurricane Ian early this morning, with winds of 75 mph. The storm is expected to significantly strengthen today. The long-range forecast of Ian is rather uncertain, but the entire state of Florida is now under a state of emergency in anticipation of Ian’s impacts. It is too early to know what, if any, impacts Ian will have on the plateau by the weekend. Stay tuned!
Fall Foliage Map
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So sorry to hear about the loss of your friend Lisa. Seems that everyone is losing loved ones lately.