Severe storm threat is over and showers are just about done for much of the area except for maybe a few sprinkles in the east. Heavy rain is done and skies have already begun clearing in the west. Clouds will break up the next few hours as drier air filters in. Temperatures are holding fairly steady in the low 60s but will be falling to the mid and upper 50s this evening.
Overnight, clear skies and drier air will lead to a much cooler night with lows expected to drop to the middle and upper 40s.
RETURNING TO FALL:
High pressure settles in for Tuesday and much of Wednesday. There will be abundant sunshine for tomorrow but cooler with highs more seasonal near the mid to upper 60s.
Starting with sunshine Wednesday but clouds will quickly spread across the area going through the day. Showers are likely to develop as early as the late afternoon but there is still a lot of uncertainty with the forecast for the middle part of the week.
Models are in agreement with the development of a low pressure system along the coast for the middle and later part of the week. Question will be location and tracking of the low and the strength. Models are split on this. A few models show rainy days from Wednesday through the end of the week into the start of the weekend while others show us under mostly cloudy skies with a small chance for a shower. Best chance right now looks to be Thursday but I have added shower chances for late in the day Wednesday and a chance for early Friday morning as it is possible wet weather could linger. We’ll have to fine tune this forecast quite a bit as new data presents new scenarios. Of course temperatures will depend on clouds and rain, as of right now, temps look to be in the mid to upper 60s but could be cooler if it is a wetter forecast.
Enjoy the cooler, fall like temperatures!
MaryEllen Pann, Chief Meteorologist
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