Sunshine & Clouds Weekend Looks Mostly Dry Warm
We are at Friday and heading into the first weekend of the month of August. A frontal boundary lies just offshore but there really isn’t much going on with it other than some clouds. Blow off clouds from some showers and thunderstorms that moved southward last night through the Delmarva Peninsula and into Southeastern Virginia are evident this morning from New Jersey to Maryland. To the north of NYC we have relatively dry air from New York State to New England. All this should make for a partly sunny day. Humidity levels will be elevated today south of NYC while to the north it will be a bit more moderate.
There is the possibility of a few pop up showers and thunderstorms this afternoon inland. I think the best chances for any pop up storms will be from the Western New Jersey Counties into Eastern Pennsylvania and southward into Southern New Jersey. Highs today as the map above shows will reach 80 to 85. For most there will be no weather issues today.
We see little change in the outlook for the weekend. Saturday has us in between the frontal boundary to the south and a cold front to the north. This puts us in a mix of sun and clouds warm and humid conditions with highs mostly in the mid to upper 80s. There is a chance for the odd scattered shower or thunderstorm but again for most it is a rain free day. The front to the north passes through Sunday morning with the chance for an overnight shower or thunderstorm Saturday night.
Sunday that front will slide slowly south. It will be a warm and still somewhat humid day with some sunshine developing after morning clouds with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Some humidity relief will arrive Sunday night leading to what should be a nice dry Monday with sunshine, highs in the low to mid 80s with comfortable humidity. Next week will bring warmer and more humid air later Tuesday and Wednesday and another cold front will move through. Yet another front follows for next weekend as the flow from Canada continues to dominate. Weather systems will continue to move through every 3 days or so. No prolonged heat is in the cards over the next week.
MANY THANKS TO TROPICAL TIDBITS FOR THE USE OF MAPS
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