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  • Very Warm Saturday Cooler Cloudy Sunday Monday Passing Showers


    Very Warm Saturday Cooler Cloudy Sunday Monday Passing Showers

    Very Warm Saturday Cooler Cloudy Sunday Monday

    Passing Showers

    It is certainly a warm Saturday and a very warm start to the Memorial Day weekend. We are seeing a fari amount of sunshine. To the north on the satellite loop you can see clouds that are associated with the next cold front. That front will be approaching us this evening. It could trigger off a couple of widely scattered showers or a thunderstorm but right now the bet is that most areas will get away with not seeing much of anything this evening. Best chances for a shower or thundertorm look to be in South Jersey & Southeast Pennsylvania. Temperatures are moving through the 80s and some highs near 90 degrees are possible this afternoon away from the ocean.

    EASTERN SATELLITE

    storm free

    REGIONAL RADAR

    storm free

    Regional & local radars are quiet for the time being and I don't expect much to pop up until after 3 or 4 pm. I don't expect any severe weather issues either so stick with outdoor plans  for the remainder of the day and keep an eye on the sky this evening in case a shower or thunderstorm pops up in your neighborhood.

    LOCAL RADAR NEW YORK CITY

    storm free

    LOCAL RADAR PHILADELPHIA storm free

    The front will stall to our south and overnight some downpous will develop along and just north of the frontal boundary. We may see these showers pass through Sunday morning arriving before daybreak and done I think in most areas by mid morning. Very Warm Saturday Cooler Cloudy Sunday Monday Passing Showers' The rest of Sunday will  be in clouds and passing showers with temperatures in the 60s to near 70 but some areas in South Jersey & Southeastern Pennsylvania could be in the warmer 70s to low 80s depending on exactly where the frontal boundary sets up. Monday Memorial Day look for lots of clouds with the chance for a passing shower but I think for most Monday is rain free. Highs on average Monday will be in the upper 60s to middle 70s.

    LATEST VIDEO ON SUBTROPICAL STORM ALBERTO

    ...ALBERTO FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN WHILE MOVING NORTHWARD OVER THE
    GULF OF MEXICO...
    ...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO AFFECT WESTERN CUBA...FLORIDA...AND
    THE NORTHEASTERN GULF COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
    
    
    SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...21.6N 84.9W
    ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM S OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
    ABOUT 250 MI...400 KM SSW OF THE DRY TORTUGAS
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES
    
    
    WATCHES AND WARNINGS
    --------------------
    CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
    
    The government of Cuba has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the
    Cuban province of Pinar del Rio.
    
    A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the Dry Tortugas in the
    Florida Keys.
    
    A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the west coast of the
    Florida peninsula from Boca Grande to Anclote River.  The Tropical
    Storm Watch along the coast of the Florida panhandle has been
    extended eastward to the Aucilla River.
    
    The Storm Surge Watch has been extended eastward to Crystal River,
    Florida.
    
    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
    
    A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...
    * Crystal River to the Mouth of the Mississippi River
    
    A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
    * Cuban province of Pinar del Rio
    * Dry Tortugas
    
    A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
    * Boca Grande to Anclote River
    * Aucilla River to Grand Isle
    * Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas
    
    A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-
    threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the
    coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.
    For a depiction of areas at risk, please see the National Weather
    Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at
    hurricanes.gov.
    
    A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
    expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within
    the next 24 hours.
    
    A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
    possible in the United States portion of that watch area within
    48 hours.
    
    For storm information specific to your area in the United
    States, including possible inland watches and warnings, please
    monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service
    forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside
    the United States, please monitor products issued by your national
    meteorological service.
    
    
    DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
    ----------------------
    At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Alberto
    was located near latitude 21.6 North, longitude 84.9 West. The storm
    is moving toward the north near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A northward or
    north-northeastward motion is expected today, followed by a turn to
    the northwest on Sunday.  On the forecast track, the center of
    Alberto is expected to move near the western tip of Cuba this
    afternoon, track across the eastern Gulf of Mexico tonight through
    Monday, and approach the northern Gulf Coast in the watch area
    Monday night.
    
    Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
    Gradual strengthening is forecast until the system reaches the
    northern Gulf Coast by Monday night.
    
    Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) mainly to
    the east of the center.
    
    The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).

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