Summery warmth returns and will hang around for a while
By Frank Strait, AccuWeather senior meteorologist
9/29/2018, 6:51:11 PM
It has trended cooler over much of the South in recent days, though not for everybody. Over the next week or so, summery warmth and humidity will return and cold fronts will mainly stall to our north as the jet stream buckles northward over this part of the world. It looks mostly dry through the next workweek, then next weekend a front may move into the southern Plains and make very slow eastward progress from there, leading to another soaking for areas west of the Mississippi, perhaps some severe storms, too.
Out in the tropics, we have Rosa in the East Pacific causing serious effects in the Southwest and perhaps parts of the nation's midsection, but this probably passes by north of those down South. In the Atlantic, Leslie's back and may wander out in the middle of the Atlantic for 10 days or more but is probably only a real risk for the Azores. Also, there will be concern for a development in the Caribbean that could affect the Southeast in 10 days or so.
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