Storms arrive late Thursday and could be severe

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A Pretty significant area of low pressure moves in tomorrow afternoon. It will spread showers and thunderstorms into the area. Some of the storms could be strong to severe. Ahead of the system, temperatures should get to the mid 80s despite a lot of cloud cover.

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The Storm Prediction Center has us in a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather.

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The main concerns will be damaging wind and flooding. Rainfall amounts could range from .25” to .75” or more if a thunderstorm hovers over an area. PM DMA RPM Rain Total

The storm threat time frame will be from around 3pm through 8 to 9pm. Storms will DMA Timeline Mapnot move into east and southeast areas until around 5 or 6pm. The low slides out of the area ending our rain chances as high pressure builds in behind it. Lows will drop back to the mid and upper 60s.
High pressure builds in behind the departing low and brings in somewhat drier air. We’ll still feel the humidity but it won’t be as oppressive as it has been the last couple of days. We will finally get to enjoy a stretch of dry weather from Friday through Sunday. There is only a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm late Sunday. Highs will be near seasonal averages in the mid 80s before warming a bit more for the second half of the weekend. Storm chances will go back up early next week.

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Best threat for showers and thunderstorms for the opening round of the tournament will be Tuesday afternoon and evening. It will be humid and of course storms could get a bit feisty potentially delaying play briefly. Once beyond Thursday, we look pretty good for the rest of the USGA Tournament. Temperatures look to remain near seasonal averages.


Have a fabulous rest of the week!