Gradual Drying and Warming

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Some spotty showers and thunderstorms are still likely through today. Some could still produce locally heavy downpours.

 

 

A moist, southerly flow continues across the region on Wednesday.  A stationary front and area of low pressure just to our west also continues to gradually drift westward.  The combination of the two brings a renewed chance for some heavy showers and thunderstorms across parts of the Lower Susquehanna Valley.  Some sunshine will sneak in, and this should help warm temperatures into the middle 80s.  Expect no relief from the humidity overnight.  It will be mainly dry though, with only a stray shower possible.  Lows dip into the upper 60s to lower 70s.

 

 

THE HEAT RETURNS

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Temperatures climb into the 90s through the holiday weekend.

The Bermuda area of high pressure responsible for keeping the upper level low pressure from moving east begins to surge back into the region Thursday.  It pushes the upper level pattern west, forcing it to retrograde.  This means the warmth returns and the thunderstorm chance becomes isolated.  The Fourth of July looks partly sunny with an isolated thunderstorm chance.  Even better, the fireworks forecast is looking dry!  Highs reach the middle to upper 80s

 

 

MUCH DRIER

The hot pattern settles across the region into next wind.  Expect the heat and humidity to stay!  The isolated thunderstorm chance remains through the weekend.  It does look like many will have a dry day or two through next week.  For now, the most widespread chance for thunderstorms appears to be Sunday.  Highs hover near the 90 degree mark through Tuesday.

 

 

Have a great Tuesday!

-Andrea Michaels