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So Long Summer

So Long Summer

Although technically not yet autumn, temperatures over the foreseeable future will certainly make it feel like the fall season. Contrast this to just a few days ago when Logan tied a record high of 95°F, previously set way back in 1872. A cold front moved through early Sunday morning, bringing substantially cooler and somewhat drier air with its passage. The weekend also saw a weak Tropical Storm Gabrielle brush the North Carolina coast with mainly light rain and some gusty winds. Cape Hatteras recorded a top wind speed of 53 mph. Now a tropical depression, Gabrielle is currently racing off to the northeast and passed about 200 miles south of Nantucket last night.

Today, we will have a low pressure system move by to our north, bringing the likelihood of afternoon and evening showers and possibly a thunderstorm. After the cold front passes Tuesday evening, skies should clear and the air will be notably drier, setting the stage for magnificent late summer weather for the remainder of the workweek. A cold front will approach on Saturday bringing our next chance of precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Tonight: Showers early with clearing skies late. Lows near 60°F (16°C).

Tomorrow: Sunny and breezy. Highs in the mid 70s°F (24°C).

Tomorrow night: Clear. Lows in the mid 50s°F (13°C).

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s°F (20°C).