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Overnight: scattered showers with the possibility of a few wet snowflakes mixing in, low in the mid 30s. Saturday: scattered showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy and blustery, high in the lower 40s, wind northwest 15-25 m.p.h. Saturday night: Freeze Watch, decreasing cloudiness and colder, low in the upper 20s. Sunday: partly cloudy and cool, high in the mid 40s, wind north 5-15 m.p.h.
***FREEZE WATCH*** The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for our area that will be in effect from late Saturday night into Sunday morning. The temperature could fall into the upper 20s which would seriously damage tender vegetation. A small upper level trough called a shortwave will move across Ohio during the overnight hours. The cold air in the trough will increase the instability which will continue to support the development of scattered showers. A large high pressure system centered over Minnesota extends to the Gulf of Mexico. The air in the high is continental polar air, which means it will be the coldest air we have seen so far this fall. As colder air flows into our area during the overnight period, we could see some wet snowflakes mixing in with the rain at times. The upper level trough will help to spin up a strong low pressure system off the East Coast on Saturday. The combination of a strong low east of us and a strong high to our west will create a large pressure difference and produce a blustery, cold Saturday. There could be a chance of lingering showers in the morning. The high pressure system will move closer to us on Saturday night and Sunday. Clearing skies and a cold dry air mass will allow the temperature to drop below freezing on Saturday night. More sunshine and lighter winds will make it feel a little less cold on Sunday. **Eastern North Pacific Tropical Storm Vance** At 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday the center of Tropical Storm Vance was located at latitude 9.5N and longitude 101.4W which put it about 520 miles south of Acapulco, Mexico. Vance was moving toward the west-southwest at 7 m.p.h. The maximum sustained wind speed was 45 m.p.h. and the minimum surface pressure was 1004 mb.
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