Slightly cooler but still sticky
We're slightly cooler this morning with temperatures in the mid to upper 60's, but the humidity is still here.
The week will end warm and sticky before cold front brings another round of fall air. Today and Friday will be mostly sunny and warm with high temperatures near 90 degrees and low temperatures in the upper 60s. There will be a noticeable return in humidity as well. By the weekend, a cold front is expected to cross the area. This system will come with little fanfare-- perhaps a passing patch of clouds but that is all. The cooler and drier air will lag behind the front. By Sunday Morning, changes will be felt, with low temperatures in the lower 60s. Sunday afternoon will be sunny with highs in the low 80s. That pleasant, tranquil weather pattern will carry over into next week. The next chance of rain comes sometime after the 7-Day forecast period.
Matthew still is not a threat to our area, however the National Hurricane Center is starting to side with what many computer models suggest, which is the storm will loop around to the west and possibly back into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm will weaken significantly before it potentially moves to the Gulf. At that point, Miami may need to be worried about rainfall rather than winds. That being said, our eyes are still on this storm, but again it is not a threat to Louisiana at this time. It is expected to strengthen again into a category 4 as it currently approaches Florida.
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