A weather system moves in on 10-2 for some wet weather and then a ridge of high pressure builds starting on 10-3 for a drying trend. In fact forecast models suggest that we get a ridge of high pressure that tends to form at times through October 14. The map below shows this trend. Thus below normal precipitation should be the pattern over the next 15 day period, especially starting 10-3.
|500 mb chart- at 18,000 feet|