First Alert Forecast: near-record territory early week

First Alert Forecast: near-record territory early week
Record highs could be falling in many locations across eastern US through the next several days. (Source: WLBT)

Today is the last day of September, but temperatures will make it feel more like the middle of summer! Highs will reach the mid 90s once again this afternoon, with the upper 90s on the way for the first few days of October. Even as the gates open to the fair Wednesday night, temperatures will likely still be in the low 90s as you head out to opening night.

Eventually, a series of cold fronts will push through the area by the second half of the 7-day forecast... Although no rain and little relief is anticipated with the first front at the end of the work week, another cold front will bring showers and storms with it into the start of next week. Much cooler air looks to follow into the middle of next week!

As we are still well a ways out from the extended forecast, be sure to stay tuned for updates as we get closer to more seasonable, fall-like temperatures.

Rachel's Monday Afternoon Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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