Monday Overview: Pleasant weather today…warming trend for the week

This past weekend was kind of dreary overall with more clouds and showers around. But early this week, is look more beautiful. Some clouds may mix with sunshine at times today. But more sunshine is anticipated today with high pressure over the region. Temperatures will rise into lower 80s over much of region this afternoon with light northerly winds. These temperature are few degrees below average. But it will still feel pleasant overall with low humidity.

This pleasant weather will continue into tonight, with any clouds during the evening hours clearing overnight. Temperatures dropping into the middle to upper 60s over much of the region. Overall this week’s weather looks benign, until Thursday and Friday when some heat and thunderstorms likely return to region. Here are some highlights for this week:

  • A ridge building over region will support a warming trend with temperatures and increasing humidity for rest of the week
  • High pressure off the Mid-Atlantic coast with southwesterly flow will support above average temperatures in the 90s by Friday.
  • A weakening cold front and upper-level disturbance could trigger some strong afternoon or evening thunderstorms on Thursday or Friday.

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