Cold Front Arrives Monday Warm Late Day Showers
Our winning streak of sunny days has reached 6 and depending on where you live, the rain free streak extends by 10 days to two weeks. Lawns are drying up to a crisp desert look. We have enjoyed unrelenting sunshine and a warm last weekend of summer. Now it is on to the new season of Autumn. Remember weather is not like flipping switches where you can turn seasons on and off on some magical date. Warm weather continues overnight and on Monday with clear skies tonight over much if not all of the area and lows overnight will be mostly in the 60s.
The satellite is cloud free and the radars are free of showers across the Northeast US and the Middle Atlantic States. Monday starts with sunshine but clouds will arrive in the afternoon ahead of a cold front. The front doesn’t have much to work on so we could see a few scattered showers late in the day or Monday evening with highs mostly in the low to mid 80s.
Once the front passes offshore another high with another round of dry and slightly cooler air will move in for Tuesday, Wednesday and part of Thursday. Tuesday and Wednesday will feature sunshine with a few passing clouds. Highs will be mostly in the 70s both days. Thursday will be a little warmer with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s and the chance for a late day shower or two as another cold front passes.
Another weak high follows with dry and slightly cooler air for Friday with sunshine and highs in the 70s. That high will move off the Middle Atlantic coast as a ridge of high pressure aloft builds into the east next weekend. This will bring warmer temperatures with some sunshine for Saturday with highs into the 80s again. We may see a back door cold front arrive next Sunday with a high building down from the north with a bit of an onshore flow developing. It is a long way off and we will resolve that issue in the next few days. We can see that no widespread rainfall is coming anytime soon in this weather pattern we are in.
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