Monthly Archives: July 2016

Humidity/Unsettled Weather to Return

Warm weather lingers through Thursday with temperatures still nearing 90ºF. A westerly wind pattern here regionally will continue to drop our humidity and keep heat indices down. Late this week some unsettled weather returns introducing some scattered shower and thunderstorm development. Currently monitoring an area of locally heavy … Continue reading

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Temperatures drop a bit mid week.

A surge in heat and humidity arrives today as a warm front lifts through the region. An approaching cold front later this evening will help trigger scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms, some of which could be heavy.

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Hottest weekend of the year… So far

Discussion: A cold front passage tonight will help drop the humidity. Very little temperature relief is expected though despite the Saturday feeling more comfortable in many places. Westerly downslope winds will keep even the shoreline areas hot with widespread 90’s expected. … Continue reading

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A strong thunderstorm and a weekend heat wave

Noon Update: A heat wave is forecast for today through Tuesday for most of Connecticut. Isolated thunderstorms today*, falling humidity tonight with a sunny and hot weekend to follow. Humidity builds again Sunday night with a warm front passage. Hot … Continue reading

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Heat and Humidity rollercoaster.

Discussion: Southerly flow around a departing high brings the heat and humidity back up beginning tomorrow night. A weak cold front approaches late on Friday with some showers and thunderstorms developing out ahead of it. Some of those storms could be … Continue reading

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Warm dry midweek with late week storms

Discussion: High pressure will continue to build in today ushering in a much less humid airmass from now through the middle of the week. With a 500mb ridge anchored over the central USA, we’ll have to keep an eye on shortwave energy moving around … Continue reading

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Humidity to stick around a bit longer

Discussion: A near-stationary cold front will gradually slip through the area today. The humidity will last into tomorrow though when another cold front will approach during the evening hours. Scattered late day and evening thunderstorms will develop. Behind the front, … Continue reading

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Substantial Humidity with Some Relief Soon

Discussion: An exceptionally humid airmass will remain in place through tonight with oppressive dew points and very warm temperatures. Relief will come gradually this weekend as a cold front currently moving into western New York state approaches the area tonight and passes through tomorrow. High pressure builds … Continue reading

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Humidity gives way to Dry weekend

Discussion: An approaching warm front draws in a low level southerly onshore flow over night. Clouds increase with light rain or drizzle developing tonight. Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. A cold front comes through on Friday and helps push the humidity out for the … Continue reading

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Humidity relief ahead for the weekend

Discussion: Southwest flow develops on the back side of an offshore high pressure circulation bringing in more humid air for the rest of the week. As the upper level ridge moves to our east, the focus shifts to a broad trough … Continue reading

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