7-Day forecast

Saturday. Sept. 22

Autumnal equinox at 8:54 pm marks the start of astronomical fall. Some morning clouds roll in off the lake…then skies become mostly sunny. On the cool side as high temperatures peak in the upper 60s, about 5 degrees below normal. Gentle east winds 5-10 mph. Fair and quite cool overnight. Lows ranging from the upper 40s well inland to the upper 50s downtown.

Sunday. Sept. 23

Picture-perfect weather on the first full day of astronomical fall. Unlimited sunshine with seasonable highs in the lower 70s. Light east winds.

Monday. Sept. 24

Temperatures rebound as south-southeast winds increase. Morning sun fades as clouds increase in the afternoon. Highs peak just shy of 80, though a bit cooler lakeside. Chance of showers late and at night.

Tuesday. Sept. 25

Clouds along with scattered showers and thunderstorms dominate the morning. Partly sunny and turning cooler in the afternoon. Southwest winds shift northwest.

Wednesday. Sept. 26

Highs down nearly 10 degrees from Tuesday. Plenty of sunshine, though filtered at times by passing cumulus clouds. Northwest winds 10-20 mph.

Thursday. Sept. 27

More clouds than sun as southwest winds 10-18 mph boost highs to around 70. A dry start to the day, but an increasing chance of showers late afternoon and through the evening.

Friday. Sept. 28

Morning cloudiness thins setting the stage for a mostly sunny afternoon. A bit cooler as highs top out only in the middle 60s. Fresh north-northwest winds 10-18 mph.