August Dog Days Rolling Along High Humidity
Heat Arrives Sunday
The August dog day stretch continues today which does make things rather easy from a forecast standpoint. We are looking at another day of sunshine and some clouds. We had some humidity relief that developed from NYC and the Hudson Valley east to Connecticut. It made for a nice feeling yesterday evening as a I walked across NYC. The humidity relief however is short lived as we have this onshore flow along the east coast. Highs today will be in a range from 78 along the coast to 84 or so well inland.
Radars are quiet for now. Yesterday we saw a lot of pop up showers and thunderstorms with numerous severe thunderstorm warnings that were issued in parts of Pennsylvania and upstate New York. The same risk is there today. Perhaps we could see some scattered storms and downpours a little further east today. They will be scattered in nature so just keep an eye to the sky. They might happen..then again..they might not.
Saturday we will see winds start to turn more to the south as the day wears on. This will start to trend temperatures higher with some sunshine and clouds. There is the chance for a pop up shower or thunderstorm. Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s away from the ocean…a little lower along the immediate coast.
Sunday starts a three day stretch of hot and humid weather with some sunshine and the chance for pop up scattered downpours and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s to around or just over 90. Monday we take it up a little higher with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
Tuesday brings a weak cold front through the area with another hot humid day with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s with the chance for thunderstorms late in the day. We have a second stronger front for Wednesday with another chance for thunderstorms and then hopefully some relief in humidity and heat comes later next week. There are no real important pattern developments in the long range so it will be more of the same.
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