As the sun begins to sink down beneath the horizon Thursday evening, the moon will partially eclipse the fiery star and cast a narrow shadow upon the Earth.
A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic while drought conditions persist in northern California.
Calmer weather is in store for much of the East for those heading out to take in autumn's colorful display as leaves change to vibrant, rich colors early this week.
The National Coalition of Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has been at the forefront of many significant meteorological developments, including Doppler research radars and high-resolution models that help empower more accurate weather forecasts.
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