Hot with increasing humidity today and on Thursday! Cooler and dry on the weekend!


WEDNESDAY  MAY 17, 2017  5:53 A.M.

Skies are clear early on this Wednesday morning and with calm winds there is a wide range in temperatures, with 60 degrees here in Clifton to some mid 40s in some of the coolest inland valleys.

A Bermuda high pressure will be anchored off the coast which will provide us with a southwest flow of hot and increasingly humid air today and on Thursday. We should see plenty of sunshine both days.  Some record high temperatures are possible especially on Thursday.

A cold front will cross the area on Friday, but it should come through dry, the front will be followed by cooler and drier air.

The weekend looks to be dry and temperatures will cool to more seasonable levels.

Another cold front will cross the area on Monday; showers are likely along with a chance of thunderstorms; temperatures Monday and Tuesday will be slightly above normal.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 17 – Sunny with increasing humidity, high near 90.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY – MAY 18 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid, high in the low 90s.

FRIDAY – MAY 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY – MAY 20 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY – MAY 21 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 60s.

MONDAY – MAY 22 – Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, high in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY – MAY 23 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southerly winds to 12 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Thursday; possible small craft conditions Thursday night into the day on Friday; no advisories expected Friday night through Sunday.

 

Have a nice day!

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