This video provides a forecast for the Great Lakes and Northeast (including the I-95 corridor from D.C. to Boston).
The Kentucky Derby is tomorrow. From Saratoga and Horseheads, N.Y., to Phillee, Saddleday and Sunday should be dry except for a few times when there is a de-livery of showers that should not last furlong. Will rain affect you? We try to answer that equestrian.
Kentucky Derby Middle Atlantic Forecast
They run the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, and it won't be too hot to trot. Temperatures will be around 70. But, what's going to happen here? That's the mane equestrian. We have had some warm days, but the situation has certainly not stable-ized. Still, we have to take everything in stride. And, as we look at the weekend, we don't expect to pull in the rains too often but there is a herd of moisture ov the Midwest and every now and then clouds can make de-livery of a shower. However, individual showers may not last furlong because they'll really be hoofing it, but they can affect us any time from on our Saddleday and Sunday.
But Hay! Hay! Let's backtrack to today. It's a nice morning and we're going to lasso a pretty nice day. From Saratoga to Horseheads, N.Y., to Phillee, there's enough moisture to spur a shower or two, but there can be some peeks of unbridled sunshine. Trying to promise exactly when a shower shows up is a real nightmare.
Looking at next week, a storm heading through the ranches of the High Plains will be feeling its oats, and north of the storm skies could have lots of graze. Hot air will be in the Long Horn State, but the the hitch is that hot air stampeding in from the south will meet a high hurdle when it encounters the cool air in the northeast. That could eventually mean areas of rain where thunder is herd. We'll continue to rustle up some radar and saddle light pictures and if there's anything new we'll cattletale.
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This map from 5AM ET shows the cold front that is continuing toward this Northeast and Middle Atlantic states. Temperatures stayed up in the 70s all night ahead of the front but it turned noticeably cooler after the front moved through.
The cold front that will cut off the heat will generate strong gusty thunderstorms as it moves southeastward today. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center highlights the most likely area for these severe thunderstorms today and tonight.
As the high pressure area in the Northeast moves away, the the southwesterly flow pattern will shift eastward. This means Wednesday could be the hottest day of the week from D.C. to Boston. A cold front will follow.
This is a satellite picture showing rather tame conditions off the South Atlantic coast at 7:45 AM ET today. The area is being watched for any signs of storm development.
When looked at this way, you can see two distinct flows in the East: one from the south with moisture, and one from the west that is dry. There is a problem, however: the model solutions evolve over time, and as we get closer to next Monday afternoon (the time the forecast maps are using), the lines and orientations will probably change.
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