Technical Discussion - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

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Ok folks, get ready for a change in the weather. The forecast is headed south as we trend warmer/muggier and a bit unsettled through the end of the work-week.

A deep trough in the upper levels of the atmosphere remains in place over The Great Lakes region, and as it slowly drifts east over the coming days, we'll see the chance for some wet weather. Cold air aloft, combined with the daytime heating will generate pop-up variety storms. So for both today and tomorrow, during the afternoon/evening, the chance will exist for these storms to develop; however, many towns will be dry most of the time.

When it comes to the weekend, there is definite uncertainty to how unsettled our weather will be across Connecticut. It appears that a boundary will set-up shop along the eastern seaboard, becoming stationary and will serve as the focal point for more wet weather as waves of low pressure ride along it. Saturday will feature the chance for isolated to scattered showers and storms with highs in the lower 80s. Sunday will likely be the wetter of the two weekend days with periods of rain, and even some rumbles of thunder; temperatures will be cooler, peaking in the upper 70s.

Early next week, some showers or storms will be possible Monday as a cold front pushes through the region. Then, Tuesday into Wednesday dry weather looks likely with seasonably warm temperatures.

Meteorologist Mark Dixon with Scot Haney

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