In the space of a couple hours Friday morning, Rhinelander area residents endured a 20-degree drop in temperature, with snow in the forecast for the evening, signaling the approach of winter. According to the National Weather Service in Green Bay, a freeze warning was in effect until 9 a.m. Saturday, when the high is predicted to be in the mid-30s with rain and snow likely. On Sunday, the high will top out at 40 with a chance of snow early, turning to rain before stopping in the afternoon. The weather on Columbus Day is predicted to be mostly cloudy with a high of 40.
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