Heavy rain is affecting eastern New England today, but farther southwest from New York City to Washington, D.C., drier air has arrived. Temperatures dropped to the 50s across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley last night, with some spots dropping to the 40s. The cooling will be less pronounced along the East coast. This video talks about weather prospects from now through the weekend.
July is national blueberry month.
But why not talk about other fruits or even vegetables? In the weather business, every month represents a time when we have to break through any salad bars to understanding the weather. After all, even if I might peppercorn in my report, I fully realize that in the morning, you're all russian dressing, orange you?
I realize there are some of you who may not carrot all, but how could we justify our celeries if we didn't toss a forecast your way? For the kiwi say that the airmass that peared back the temperature in the Midwest will not be as cool when it reaches the East Coast.
As we comment on what will be currant Friday through the weekend in the Middle Atlantic area, we see a number of possible outcomes, Lettuce say it will be parsley sunny and that any showers may not be cucumbersome. At this point, however, we cannot produce any specific time for rain because the uncertainties make that kind of prediction for water chestnut possible.
Meanwhile, it is cool and crisp around the Grape Lakes. For many, the lower humidity will appeal. In the Southeast, sunshine, heat and humidity will be the top bananas. In our field, we always cultivate new ideas and provide an updated crop of reports. Kumkwat may, we want your visits to the garden of AccuWeather.com to be fruitful. As for me, avocado go now!
The cold front is accompanied and preceded by a band of showers, some heavy. As the front continues SE today, some thunderstorms should develop.
Yesterday, there was a sharp boundary between air that was cool and dry enough to suppress thunderstorms and air that was warm and humid enough to support them. This map shows the lightning strikes from 8 a.m. ET yesterday to (almost) the same time today.
As the second low pressure area develops off the East coast, it will work in concert with a high pressure area from Canada to orchestrate cooler-than-usual conditions with showers in the Middle and North Atlantic states Thursday.
Looking ahead to <strong>next</strong> weekend, the Mothers Day Weekend, we see quite a difference between the GFS model and European models on where cold Canadian air is heading at 2 a.m. Sunday.
Rain is spreading across the Middle Atlantic states today. Dampness will linger from southern New York state to Virginia tomorrow even as the main rain area moves offshore.
For the rest of the week and this weekend, the upper-air "steering winds" will be arranged in two separate streams. The northern branch will send air from central Canada toward New England.