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The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two systems in the tropics.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Good morning!

Cool Start: Temperatures will remain well below normal through the middle of the week. The remnants of Ian will be lurking off the coast for the next couple of days. Chilly air will continue to filter in today and tomorrow, along with the chance for light drizzle. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 50s and low 60s-the normal high at RDU is 77. There may see the sun for a time, but any cloud breaks will fill in again tonight

Warming Up: We should finally begin to see some improvement on Wednesday as the low moves away from the coast a high pressure moves into the region. Highs will be in the low 70s. We'll get to around average for early October on Thursday and above average Friday ahead of a cold front.

Cold Front: That front looks to come through the area later Friday. It looks to lack moisture, so we're keeping the forecast dry for the weekend. It will bring a wind shift and a big drop in temps again. Highs will only be in the upper 60s to near 70 this weekend behind the front despite lots of sunshine.

Tropics-Eastern Tropical Atlantic (INVEST 92L): An elongated area of low pressure located a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are forecast to be favorable for some gradual development, and a tropical depression is likely to form around the middle part of this week. Further development will become less likely by the end of the week due to increasing upper-level winds. The system is forecast to move westward, then turn northwestward or northward by the end of the week over the eastern tropical Atlantic.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent.

Tropics-East of the Windward Islands (INVEST 91L): Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the southern Windward Islands have become slightly better organized since yesterday. Some further development of the wave is possible, and a tropical depression could form within the next few days while it moves generally westward at 15 to 20 mph, reaching the Windward Islands and the eastern Caribbean Sea by midweek. Interests in the Windward Islands should monitor the progress of the system.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...30 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent.

Have a great day!

Kweilyn Murphy