Sunday morning’s temperatures are about a month ahead of schedule, with Philadelphia easily dropping into the mid 40’s.
A large dome of high pressure offshore is sending a very warm, moisture-rich air mass our way, allowing not just a spike in temperatures (low 90’s and upper 80’s Labor Day afternoon), but also soaring humidity levels. By Tuesday, a cold front will cross late in the day to at least help wipe out the humidity.
After a string of beautiful Friday forecasts, this one isn’t quite as ideal.
A sluggish system will help dictate the forecast in the Delaware Valley the next few days.
The next two days feature a “vanilla forecast.”
We start the work week with more of what we’ve gotten accustomed to: atypically comfortable air and a taste of autumn!
After a few weeks of quiet weather in the Atlantic Basin, we’re starting to see some signs of life.
With yet another potent trough digging into the Delaware Valley, a much cooler – and drier – air mass takes over.
By Monday and Tuesday, we could be dealing with severe storms either day.
Barely a full week into July 2014, and we’re already forecasting the second heat wave in Philadelphia so far this month!
The pattern continues to go downhill in the Delaware Valley with the threat for showers and/or thunderstorms EVERY DAY THIS WEEK!
Monday, June 2 will be another great day. After a cool start, highs will quickly warm in the lower 80s, under abundant sunshine.
It’s the kind of forecast you want to put on repeat. Whether you’re barbecuing, bike riding, beach bumming, or just basking in the backyard, the weather cooperates this Memorial Day:
AccuWeather and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration each predict a slower than usual Atlantic hurricane season.
Although most of the daylight hours are dry Friday, a new storm will trigger rain and likely thunderstorms closer toward evening.