The SI Weather
2Sep/14Tue

7:00 AM | Hot and humid today; threat for showers/storms tonight; relief on Wednesday and Thursday

6-Day Forecast

Today

Sunshine this morning will give way to partly sunny skies this afternoon, hot and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon, highs in the low 90's

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms possible this evening; otherwise, mostly cloudy skies and mild, lows by morning in the mid-to-upper 60’s

Wednesday

Mostly sunny skies, warm, less humid, mid 80’s

Wednesday Night

Mainly clear, comfortable, low 60's

Thursday

Mostly sunny, warm, still moderate humidity, mid 80’s

Friday

Mostly sunny, warmer and more humid, upper 80’s

Saturday

Partly sunny, warm, humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Sunday

Partly sunny, cooler, mid-to-upper 70’s

Discussion

The month of August ended with below normal temperatures in much of the Mid-Atlantic region which continued the trend begun in July; however, the first week of September will generally feature warmer-than-normal conditions. In fact, today could turn out to be the warmest day of the week with high temperatures this afternoon likely reaching the 90 degree mark in most I-95 corridor locations. There is relief on the way however. A weak cool front will pass through the area tonight and the result will be a pretty decent chance for early evening showers and thunderstorms. High pressure will build back into the area for Wednesday and Thursday providing us with warm temperatures and noticeably lower humidity levels. The heat and humidity will build up again on Friday and then, as another cool front approaches by the early weekend, the threat for showers and thunderstorms will increase for Friday night and Saturday. Once that next cool front passes through, noticeably cooler conditions will take hold in the Mid-Atlantic region on Sunday and Monday.

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29Aug/14Fri

7:00 AM | Increasing warmth and humidity this weekend leads to a greater risk for showers and thunderstorms

6-Day Forecast

Today

Mostly sunny skies, still pleasant, light winds, near 80

Tonight

Partly cloudy and cool, lows by morning not far from 60 degrees

Saturday

Partly sunny skies, a bit warmer and more humid, low 80’s

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, mild, mid-to-upper 60’s

Sunday

More clouds than sun, quite warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Monday

More clouds than sun, quite warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Tuesday

More clouds than sun, quite warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, warm, mid-to-upper 80’s

Discussion

Very nice weather conditions will continue in the region for another day as we close out the work week, but then as high pressure pushes off the east coast this weekend, changes will come to our air mass with increasing heat and humidity. By Sunday afternoon, high temperatures around here should reach the mid-to-upper 80's and could even flirt with the 90 degree mark in spots. There will also be an increased shot at showers and thunderstorms by Sunday afternoon although most of the day will be rain-free. The shower and thunderstorm threat will continue on Monday and Tuesday in the Mid-Atlantic region, but most of those days should be rain-free as well.

At the Jersey Shore, the high waves and rip currents of recent days should subside this weekend as the remains of Hurricane Cristobal continue to race away into the North Atlantic. In fact, it may one of those rare occasions in which there are no tropical storms to talk about in the Atlantic Basin during the normally active period around Labor Day - and perhaps no tropical cyclones anywhere across the globe.

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28Aug/14Thu

7:00 AM | Very nice for today and Friday…increasing heat and humidity for the weekend and a shot at showers and thunderstorms

6-Day Forecast

Today

Sunny, very nice with noticeably lower humidity, a refreshing NW breeze, highs in the low 80’s

Tonight

Mostly clear and quite cool, lows by morning in the low-to-mid 50’s

Friday

Mostly sunny skies, still pleasant, light and variable wind, near 80

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, cool, upper 50’s

Saturday

Partly-to-mostly sunny, more humid and a bit warmer, low-to-mid 80’s

Sunday

More clouds than sun, very warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, upper 80’s

Monday

More clouds than sun, still warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Tuesday

Partly sunny, warm, still the chance for showers and thunderstorms, mid-to-upper 80’s

Discussion

A cool front moved through the region last and the result will be a much more comfortable air mass for today and Friday with slightly below normal temperatures and low humidity levels for this time of year. High pressure will be in charge through tomorrow, but then will slide off the east coast and this movement will allow for the return of much warmer and more humid air as the weekend progresses with an increasing shot at showers and thunderstorms. That threat for showers and thunderstorms will arrive on Sunday in much of the Mid-Atlantic region and continue on Monday and Tuesday as well. Down at the shore, there will be high waves and possible rip currents today and on Friday as a result of the effects of Hurricane Cristobal which is racing away from the coastline towards the open North Atlantic. The high waves and rip current threat should subside this weekend.

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27Aug/14Wed

7:00 AM | Today will be the warmest day of the work week, but refreshing air returns for Thursday/Friday

6-Day Forecast

Today

Mostly sunny, quite warm and humid, slight chance for a late day shower or thunderstorm, highs near 90 degrees

Tonight

Slight chance for an early evening shower or thunderstorm; otherwise, partly cloudy skies, turning a little cooler late, lows by morning in the lower 60’s

Thursday

Mostly sunny skies, quite nice with noticeably lower humidity, low 80's

Thursday Night

Mostly clear, cool, mid 50’s

Friday

Mostly sunny, still pleasant, near 80

Saturday

Partly-to-mostly sunny, warmer and more humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms at night, mid 80’s

Sunday

Partly sunny, quite warm and humid, chance for showers and thunderstorms, upper 80’s

Monday

Mostly cloudy, not quite as warm, still the chance for showers and thunderstorms, low-to-mid 80's

Discussion

High pressure will push off the coast today and a weak cool front will approach from the west. Heat and humidity will build up noticeably ahead of the front throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and there can be a widely scattered late day or early evening shower or thunderstorm, but no significant rainfall is expected along the I-95 corridor and it could actually remain completely rain-free during this frontal passage. Another refreshing air mass will push into the region for Thursday and Friday, but then the humidity will climb this weekend as this next high pressure system moves off the coast and there will be an increasing chance for showers and thunderstorms as we progress through the holiday weekend.

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