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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/27/2011

PM Update: A few more showers possible as a cold wind enters the region

Frost Advisory for Frederick County from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday

A cold front pushing through has given us plenty of clouds and raindrops throughout the day, and cold air is about to rush into the area on a gusty north wind. As we head through tomorrow and into the weekend, highs near 60 and into the mid-60s may soon feel like a mild day at the beach.

Through Tonight: We’re still stuck with plenty of clouds and a chance of showers, particularly prior to midnight. Some clearing is possible after that. Winds are probably pretty gusty, especially in the late evening when we may have a period of sustained wind as high as 15-20 mph with gusts past 30 mph. Lows should reach the mid-30s to near 40. Some of our northernmost locations may near freezing, though winds could help keep temperatures up a smidge. Watch out for a touch of frost up there though!

Tomorrow (Friday): There may be partly sunny skies early in the day, but clouds are likely to increase as it wears on and the Saturday storm system approaches. It’s going to be breezy and chilly. Highs should reach near 50 to the mid-50s while a northerly wind blows around 10 mph with some higher gusts. Light rain or showers may begin to enter the picture by evening.

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Snow: One part of the weekend storm system has now progressed into the Plains from the Rockies. This morning, parts of the Panhandle of Texas awoke to the first snowfall of the season. Near Amarillo, as much as 1-3” of slushy wet snow fell today. And the cleanup from the same system continues places further west, like Colorado where the early-season wet snow has caused numerous power outages due to fallen trees and power lines.

Pollen update: Walter Reed’s Susan Kosisky writes, “While the rain showers have washed the pollen out of the air, mold spores remain HIGH at 26,950.68 spores/cubic meter of air. Colder evening temperatures ... in some areas will help to put an end to sporadic weed counts and persistent mold spores.”

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