Wednesday AM Forecast (11/1/17)

Headlines

  • Light Rain Today
  • Windy Overnight
  • Mild Thursday
  • Storms Possible Thursday Night Through Friday

Today – Light Rain – High 62° / Tonight – Isolated Light Rain – Low 61°

Light rain will be possible throughout the day today thanks to southwesterly flow advecting warm, moist air into the region. This will also lead to high temperatures topping out around 62°.

HRRR Model Simulated Radar - Valid Today - weatherbell.com
HRRR Model Simulated Radar – Valid Today – weatherbell.com

Isolated pockets of light rain and drizzle will be possible tonight under mostly cloudy skies. Strong southerly winds around 10 mph will keep low temperatures mild and may even keep the temperature increasing throughout the night. Lows will be around 61°.

Thursday – Mostly Cloudy – High 70° / Thur Night – Showers & Storms – Low 65°

Mostly cloudy skies with patchy drizzle will be possible on Thursday. We’ll continue to be under the influence of southerly winds, thus temperatures should warm all the way into the low 70s! The NAM Model below displays those southerly winds across the area.

NAM Model Forecast Wind Speed - Valid Thursday Afternoon - pivotalweather.com
NAM Model Forecast Wind Speed – Valid Thursday Afternoon – pivotalweather.com

Showers and storms will be possible Thursday night as a cold front approaches the region. Severe weather is not anticipated at this time, but higher rainfall rates and gusty winds may accompany some stronger storms. Lows will be in the mid to upper 60s.

NAM Model Forecast Precipitation - Valid Thursday Evening to Friday Morning
NAM Model Forecast Precipitation – Valid Thursday Evening to Friday Morning

Friday – Isolated Showers – High 70° / Fri Night – Isolated Showers  – Low 63°

The frontal boundary will stall somewhere close to the region on Friday. This will lead to isolated rain chances and warm temperatures. If the frontal boundary stall somewhere over Marshall County, there could be quite a temperature spread across the county. The GFS Model shows the front stalling just to the south Friday evening.

GFS Model Forecast Surface Conditions - Valid Friday Evening - pivotalweather.com
GFS Model Forecast Surface Conditions – Valid Friday Evening – pivotalweather.com

Friday night will bring isolated showers to the region as lows drop back into the low to mid 60s. The frontal boundary should begin lifting north of the region, meaning a return to southerly flow and warmer temperatures for the weekend.

WPC Forecast Frontal Positions - Valid Saturday AM - NOAA WPC
WPC Forecast Frontal Positions – Valid Saturday AM – NOAA WPC

That should wrap up this forecast. Be sure to follow @MarshallCoWX on Twitter and Marshall County Weather on Facebook for the latest Marshall County weather information. Have a great day!

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