The first showers should move into the area overnight Wednesday night with the cold front arriving in the wee hours Thursday morning. Wednesday night's low and Thursday's high will both be in the upper 50s with temperatures likely to slowly fall with the rain during the day Thursday, dropping to near 50 by the afternoon rush hour. By Friday morning, rain will be ending and the low will be in the mid 40s. Clouds depart Friday with highs only in the upper 50s. Saturday and Sunday mornings will be quite cool, though widespread frost in the suburbs is not expected (though frost is possible in the coldest outlying areas). Rainfall amounts with this system should average about an inch in most locations. See the MWN Forecast for the latest information and what to expect for your ghouls and goblins on trick-or-treat night!
This weather system will also be responsible for the first good snowfall of the season for much of the interior Northeast U.S. and New England, following on the heels of the first snow (some of it heavy) for the central Rockies and Front Range, including Denver and Colorado Springs, on Wednesday.
|NOAA's forecast map for Thursday, indicating the passage of a cold front and widespread areas of rain with thunderstorms over the south-central U.S. and the first fall snow in New England|
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