Sunshine Lower Humidity Seasonal Temperatures Through The Weekend
We have been waiting all week for the humidity to come down in a meaningful way and now we are at that point. Dry air has moved in overnight at lower levels of the atmosphere as dew points have dropped into the 50s and they will continue to drop as the day wears on. This will make for a nice comfortable day of sunshine. Some early clouds along the coast should get out of the way in short order. High temperatures this afternoon will reach into the 80s. Clouds and showers offshore are with low pressure out in the ocean and that system will stay to the east. We should note that tonight is a full moon and tides are running a little above normal causing some minor coastal flooding in some areas. That risk continues over the weekend. Tonight should be nice and clear making for ideal viewing conditions for the Perseid meteor shower though the light of the full moon will get in the way to some extent. Temperatures by morning will be in the 50s to near 60 inland and low to mid 60s along the coast.
Saturady will be a very nice comfortable day with plenty of sunshine and highs reaching again into the 80s with reasonable dew points and skies Saturday night will be mostly clear with lows again in the 50s inland and low to mid 60s along the coast. Sunday we will have enough dry air still around for sunshine and highs again into the 80s with low humidity. Temperatures each weekend day will be cooler along the shore where local sea breezes will develop.
It seems that we can’t buy any meaningful widespread rain this summer. Models overnight have backed off on the idea of widespread rains for the Northeast and Northern Mid Atlantic early next week. Yes there will be the chance for showers with this upper trough dropping into the east but the system is into as dynamic and it is also a bit further east on overnight model runs. For now we will leave the chance for some showery rains in the forecast for the first part of next week and wait to see how this evolves.
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