Tim Williams’ Weather Blog
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.
A highly anomalous upper low pressure system for late June is cutting off over the Great Lakes this morning.
The heavy rain and thunderstorms that have been impacting the region overnight are pushing off the coast.
High pressure continues to move to the east of the region this morning, as the remnants from Tropical Storm Bill continue to move across the Appalachians toward the area.
Tropical moisture today into tomorrow with showers and heavier thunderstorms around.
A frontal boundary separating drier, warm conditions to our north, from hot and steamy conditions to our south will be the main driver of our weather over the next week.
A cold front that has been draped across the region over the past few days will linger around today, allowing for showers and heavy thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.