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Last Summer weekend, Fall arrives Sunday

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:52:09 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 20 2013 06:44:16 AM CDT
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EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA -

The cooler temperatures this week are a sign that Fall is right around the corner.

On Sunday at exactly 4:44pm we welcome in the Autumnal equinox.

At exactly that time, the sun’s rays will shine down directly on the earth’s equator.

The length of day and night are nearly equal. There are two equinox’s in a year, one in September and one in March. Seasons are opposite on either side of the hemisphere.  

As we head into your Friday, high pressure to the northeast will continue to control our weather today before moving offshore tonight. Expect a mix of sun and clouds today, temperatures a few degrees warmer but near seasonable. 

A cold front will approach from the west Saturday and move through the area Sunday into Sunday night expect a mix of sun and clouds to start your Saturday, with thickening clouds through the day.

An isolated shower is possible early, however the rain should hold off until late afternoon into the evening.  We will start your Sunday off with clouds and showers, then some clearing by Monday. Temperatures will be near normal through the weekend with highs in the lower 80’s then slightly cooler air behind the front as we welcome in Fall.