Damp, dismal and deluge are words that can be used to describe the weather at various points this week around New York City.
A flow of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and at times from the Atlantic Ocean as well will keep the cloud cover rather extensive most days and humidity levels high through the week.
Along with the moist conditions will be locally drenching downpours, spotty showers and patchy morning fog that could briefly interrupt travel and outdoor activities.
For fans heading to the Mets games in the evenings this week, have some raingear handy in case a downpour develops over the ballpark with little notice.
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There will be peaks of sun, breaks of rain-free weather and most showers and thunderstorms will occur during the afternoon and evening hours but a promise of a particular rain-free part of the day cannot be made in this weather pattern.
High humidity and rather extensive cloud cover each day will keep daytime temperatures suppressed but will also result in not-so-cool nights.
The wettest day of the week appears to be Friday as a front lingering the Midwest finally nears the coast. This day can bring multiple showers and thunderstorms and also the most widespread day of rainfall around New York City.
Since this front is forecast to keep moving to the east and south, the Father's Day weekend is shaping up to be free of rain and less humid.
Smoke created hazy, orange views in Los Angeles on Saturday as the Sand Fire continued to rage less than 40 miles away from the city's downtown.
Darby will continue to deliver locally heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf to Hawaii into early Monday. But the tropical storm will provide long-term benefits.
Gusty thunderstorms will target the northeastern United States on Monday, but will fail to sweep away the baking heat wave gripping the region.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures soaring across the northwestern United States during the final week of July.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
With the heat of summer comes many unwelcomed pests, including mosquitoes, ants, fruit flies, wasps and stink bugs, into outdoor spaces and homes.
Atlantic City, NJ (1997)
6.09" of rain from Tropical Storm Danny.
Lawrence, KS (1886)
No rain at all since June 26 of that year.
A hot day throughout the state; Columbus 104 degrees; Augusta - 106 degrees; Louisville - 112 degrees -- record high for state.