Tim Williams’ Weather Blog
A comfortably cool night last night will be followed by a fair amount of sunshine today, and it’ll be a bit warmer this afternoon.
For the day today, high pressure will slide east off the coast, allowing for a westerly flow to return to the region by this afternoon.
An area of surface high pressure will nose into the region from the west Friday night into Saturday, delivering a great start to the weekend with plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the middle 80s.
The city remained dry and mostly sunny on Saturday with a high temperature of 89 degrees. The overnight low was 61.
It was a warm, sunny day across the region on Friday with high pressure in control.
The wonderful weather we experienced behind the front yesterday will continue into this weekend with warm temperatures near 90.
The area of high pressure that has controlled our weather recently has moved offshore, leading to southwesterly winds and an increase in heat and humidity.
The oppressive heat and humidity that we experienced yesterday will continue into the day today, with today actually being the most oppressive day of the summer thus far.
Hot and humid conditions continue to pour into the region this morning, with dew points early this morning in the upper 60s.
Yesterday was simply beautiful across the region, especially the afternoon with near to above normal temperatures for the I-95 and plenty of afternoon sunshine.
High pressure today will lead sunshine today, but it will be short-lived leading to increasing clouds with a shower or thunderstorm around late tonight and continuing to be in the area tomorrow.
As of early this morning, upper low pressure continues to spiral over the Great Lakes.