Clear and cool conditions behind the cold front
The weather is telling a much different story today. Zeta is out and a cold front has moved in.
Today and Tonight: This morning, temperatures were more than 25 degrees cooler than they were yesterday morning. A cold front came through and pushed Zeta and all its warm, moist air off to the east. Any clouds still in the area will thin throughout the day and rain is not in the forecast. Temperatures this afternoon will stay in the mid-60s. When the sun goes down tonight, temperatures will drop down into the 40s.
Up next: Rain is nowhere to be seen… at least for the next 7 days. We will continue to feel the effects of the cold front through the weekend. Highs on Friday will be in the 60s and lows in the 40s. Temperatures will start to rebound over the weekend, but still cool. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be in the 70s and lows will be in the 50s. Then, another cold front will move through and it will reinforce the cold air on Monday. Click here to see the 7-day forecast.
IN THE TROPICS
There is one area to watch in the Caribbean Sea. Right now, the forecast models suggest that the system will stay in the Caribbean as it develops, and not move into the Gulf. The WBRZ Weather Team is always watching the tropics around the clock.
AREA TO WATCH
A large area of disturbed weather moving from the tropical Atlantic across the Lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea is associated with a pair of tropical waves. Upper-level winds are expected to become more conducive for development of this disturbance during the next couple of days, and a tropical depression could form over the weekend or early next week while the system moves westward across the central and western Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.
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