By Geoff Bansen
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Monday, June 2 will be another great day. After a cool start, highs will quickly warm in the lower 80s, under abundant sunshine. The UV index will be high again today, so if you were lucky enough to have a 3-day weekend and you are heading down to the shore, make sure to apply generous amounts of sunblock! Highs at coastal beaches will be in the low to mid 70s. Water temperatures are still in the low 60s.
Temperatures will soar into the upper 80s ahead of some unsettled weather on Tuesday. We are expecting afternoon thunderstorms, some of which may be strong with heavy downpours.
Wednesday and Thursday look unsettled as well, perhaps slightly more sun on Wednesday.
Looking ahead to next weekend, it’s looking great once again!
Today marks the first day of hurricane season, which lasts until November. Be sure to check in with us when any tropical weather heads our way.
This week is also Rip Current Awareness week. During mornings this week, Katie Fehlinger will have some important tips on how to stay safe while having fun in the sun at the shore this summer.
Today in Weather History
June 1, 1903 – The 17th deadliest tornado touched down in Gainesville and Holland Georgia. 98 people were killed.