Very warm weather conditions are expected with more clouds will mixing with sunshine today and light southwest winds. High temperatures will reach the upper 70s to perhaps lower 80s this afternoon, despite more clouds. Near the shore, the southerly flow and sea-breezes this afternoon keep temperatures much cooler in the upper 60s to lower 70s.
A cold front approaching region will likely cause some scattered showers and a few thunderstorms around region, later this afternoon and this evening. Instability will be minimal due more clouds and lower surface dewpoints. Any thunderstorms could contain heavy downpours and lightning. But severe thunderstorms are not anticipated. Also Yankees fans, please check out our SportsCast page for forecast updates today for a possible rain delay for the Yankees game tonight.
The cold front will past through the area early tonight. An upper-level disturbance could cause some scattered showers could linger during into late night or early morning hours Saturday. Then clouds will break for some sunshine by Saturday afternoon. Highs will be in the middle to upper 60s.
On Sunday, high pressure east of the region will continue to bring mostly sunny skies. However, winds turn more out south or southeast direction will coastal section cooler with more marine influence. High temperatures, away from the coast will be in lower to middle 60s. But may only be in the middle to upper 50s for parts near the coast.
Monday will be warmer with mid-level heights building and southwest winds again over the Northern Mid-Atlantic region. Temperatures could back into at least into lower to middle 70s. A wave of low pressure moving along a frontal boundary to the north, will move across the region with some rainfall possible Monday night and Tuesday.