Cooler weather predicted for weekend

The week started with record highs, but an approaching cool front will bring more seasonal temperatures for the weekend.

On Monday the high temperature at Augusta's Bush Field reached 89 degrees, tying the record high from 1961. According to the National Weather Service, the normal high temperature for the first week of November is in the low 70s.

The Climate Prediction Center's latest one- and three-month outlooks, which were released in late October, predict more above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall.

But for those yearning for more fall-like weather, there is good news.

A cold front approaching Thursday evening should bring more seasonal temperatures. Meteorologist predict some breezy weather just behind the front and into Friday. Temperature should drop to the low 70s through at least Tuesday. The coolest day is expected to be Saturday, which is expected to have a high around 70 and a low around 43 degrees.

 

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