Monday 8 a.m.
With a high pressure area parked over the Northeast, and a blocking pattern aloft keeping storm tracks to the north and south of the region, a series of sunny days and clear nights should last through at least Friday. This video shows more.
The computer models we rely on for forecast guidance include many products and maps that are less used than the common ones that show the pressure pattern and areas of predicted rainfall. In fact, there are more than 80 such specialty map types available. For example, there are 12 maps related to soil moisture and temperature. One that I sometimes look at is the one set showing the running total of predicted rainfall for some length of time... perhaps a week or 10 days. Here are two such maps. One is the USGFS model and the other is the ECMWF (the European Model). The maps show predicted rainfall totals from today until next Sunday. Most of the Northeast stays totally dry.
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Big changes in the Northeast next week
Change to cold about a week away
The exception is northern New England, where temperatures are above average but it is still on the cold side.
No real cold air likely before late next week
...but it may turn cold toward the end of the month
Mid- and late week days next week could be warmer than average by 20-30 degrees
New York City high 62 today, 32 Saturday.
Find out when it comes back.