The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Halloween forecast to give more tricks than treats this year

Start your day with the latest weather news – Calling all ghouls and goblins: This Halloween forecast is sure to make even the scariest creatures scream.

Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, and it's Halloween! Start your day with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast.

Halloween forecast across America

If temperatures don't send a chill down your spine, this Halloween forecast certainly will. 

Halloween forecast for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023.
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Many kids across America will need to add an extra layer to their costumes this year as a Halloween arctic blast will send temperatures plummeting, with nearly 250 million experiencing below-average temperatures. 

‘Manitoba Mauler’ could send snow to Chicago, Minneapolis

Chicago, Minneapolis and Milwaukee could all see their first measurable snow of the season courtesy of a fast-moving storm system known as a "Manitoba Mauler."

And while it might sound like a horror film, a Manitoba Mauler is actually a clipper system that forms in Manitoba, Canada – similar to an Alberta Clipper but originates in a different Canadian province.

Major accumulations from the system across the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and interior Northeast aren't expected, but Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for northern portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan

The forecast snow totals through Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023.
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Hurricane HQ: Tropical depression likely to form in Caribbean Sea while Pilar creates flooding rain on Central America's Pacific coast

There is still a month before the hurricane season ends, and there is no shortage of storms to watch in both the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins. 

The tropical weather outlook for the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins.
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The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Invest 97L is likely to develop into a tropical depression or storm later this week in the Caribbean Sea as environmental conditions appear support further development.

"This system has the potential to produce heavy rains over portions of Central America towards the end of this week," the NHC said. 

Invest 97L has a high chance of development.
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On Central America's Pacific coast, forecasters are monitoring Tropical Storm Pilar, which is expected to bring flooding rain from El Salvador through Costa Rica. 

El Salvador has declared a State of National Emergency ahead of Pilar's arrival.

Forecast rainfall from Tropical Storm Pilar over the next five days.
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