Brisk fall temperatures, rain from Tropical Storm Sally all on tap this week

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— A cold front Monday afternoon will bring us some rain and cool mornings.

According to WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth, it will be warm ahead of the front, with highs in the mid 80s Monday. A few showers or storms are possible later this afternoon or evening possible as the front moves in.

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, it will feel more like fall, with drier air, sunshine and highs in the upper 70s.

By Thursday and Friday, remnants from Tropical Storm Sally could bring some rain to our area. Wilmoth said Sally will likely make landfall early Tuesday morning along the southeastern coast of Louisiana as a Category 1 hurricane.

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“Hurricane warnings are in place along parts of the Louisiana coast to parts of the Alabama coast,” Wilmoth said. “Storm surge warnings are also in place. Sally will be a slow-mover, potentially bringing 8 to 16 inches of rain along the Gulf Coast.”

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