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Weathercast: Cold front brings an early taste of fall

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A cold front marching through the state will bring an early taste of fall, with high temperatures at or just below the 80-degree mark and lows in the mid-50s later this week, Al Thomas says in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

The front due to arrive Tuesday should reduce the humidity and bring near-perfect conditions. After Tuesday's high in the mid-80s and low in the lower 60s, daytime temps should top out at 78-80 Wednesday through Friday with lows in the crisp 54-56-degree range.

Warmer air returns Saturday with highs in the mid-80s. As the week progresses, the change of seasons should become more noticeable with the shortening of daylight hours. The greater Wilson area will lose about 2 minutes of sunlight each day.


Albert Thomas Jr., a Wilson attorney and retired judge, will weigh in on Wilson's weather conditions each Tuesday and Saturday. Thomas is a forecast aficionado who recalls Wilson community weatherman Joe Overman's broadcasts on WVOT radio.

Visit each Tuesday for a look at workweek weather highlights and get Wilson County's weekend forecast each Saturday morning.

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