Winter-like temperatures, snow flurries possible for Halloween

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Forecast temps Wednesday morning

IMPROVING WEATHER

Skies are clearing from northwest to southeast so look for much improved weather for the evening commute. Temperatures are taking quite a hit – down as much as 22° from same time Monday.

Visible satellite 3 PM Monday

Visible satellite 3 PM Monday

Temps change from same time Monday (3 PM)

Temps change from same time Monday (3 PM)

COLDER AIR RETURNS

A colder night is coming, so long to the near record warmth with low temps reaching the upper 30s in the outlying areas.  Mostly clear skies overnight will lead to a nice Wednesday with sunshine and cool temperatures.

Forecast temps Wednesday morning

Forecast temps Wednesday morning

HALLOWEEN 2014: CHILLS AND FRIGHTENING FLAKES

EERIE: Overnight computer runs are now nearly exactly the same forecast for Halloween with very chilly air and the possibility of some frightening flakes. (Below a side by side comparison of the US GFS model and its counterpart the European) Stay tuned. Only 7 Halloweens on record have ever produced a trace or more of snow. The only Halloween with measurable snow (.1″) came in 1890.

GFS Halloween forecast

GFS Halloween forecast

European forecast halloween

European Halloween forecast