Freeze Watches Warnings Cold Nights Ahead No Major Storms Brewing
Colder air flowed in on the backside of yesterday’s storm. In spite of sunshine today temperatures struggled back to the low and mid 50s for highs. Now as we look at the satellite picture we see mostly clear skies along the coastal plain from Southeastern New England into the Southeast with clouds around the Great Lakes and clouds offshore along last night’s cold front which is stalling out.
This leaves us clear for tonight and it will be cold. Freezes are likely from New Jersey through the Middle Atlantic States and we have a number of freeze watches and warnings up for areas that have not seen their first frost or freeze yet.. Lows tonight away from warmer urban centers will be in the 20s to lower 30s and even warmer urban centers will be in the mid and upper 30s for lows.
The weekend offers relative calmness and no big issues at all other than some patchy clouds from time to time. Otherwise Saturday and Sunday will nice and dry with some sunshine as will Sunday. Highs both days will be in the low to mid 50s. Saturday night with nothing more than a few clouds around along the coast, most lows will be in the 30s to lower 40s. Sunday night into Monday morning will be rather cold with lows in the 20s to near 30 inland and low to mid 30s along the coast. Monday day side brings some sunshine with highs in the low to mid 50s.
Next week is going to be relatively uneventful and we certainly don’t see any major or even moderate storms in the offing. The pattern is relaxing from that stand point. We are in a northwest flow from Canada type pattern and I really don’t see too much coming out of this other than cold fronts every couple of days. This will keep temperatures near or below average for much of the time.
Late next week there is a cold front that will arrive on Thursday and behind that is a bit more of solid looking Canadian air mass and that could turn things quite chilly in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic States next weekend. However the flow as you can see on the loop is pretty much from west to east which doesn’t allow much inflow from the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic. Even the Pacific is somewhat cut off from any action. It looks to be storm free for awhile at least which after the busy last few weeks is certainly a welcomed development.
Since there isn’t much going on here is the daily obligatory GFS snowstorm for the Northeast. The answer to your question is NO! This is very meaningless as are storm signals and all the other stuff that gets thrown around. This one is 282 hours out (12 days)…seriously why waste your time?
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