By Jeff Ray

After some morning clouds and light fog we’ll enjoy a mostly sunny and wind afternoon. Temperatures later today will be about 10 degrees warmer than normal:

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A powerful storm system is slamming into the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Wind gusts today could top 100-mph along the Oregon coastline. This storm system is strong enough to change the weather pattern over the entire United States.

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Ahead of the storm system high pressure (and warm weather) will dominate most of the U.S. including the Lone Star State. We expect highs to get to near-record highs:

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By Wednesday night a powerful cold front sweeps in with the coldest air of the season rushing in behind it. We’ll go from overnight lows in the 70’s to a daytime high only in the 60’s:

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Here is your extended forecast. I don’t expect the cold air to stick around very long. We’ll have some cool nights but I believe it’ll warm right back up heading into Halloween:

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