Severe thunderstorms will impact the area tonight, delivering a combination threat of severe wind gusts in excess of 60mph, very heavy localized downpours, and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.
Time to grab the sunglasses and enjoy another weekend of fantastic weather.
Monday, June 2 will be another great day. After a cool start, highs will quickly warm in the lower 80s, under abundant sunshine.
The following is an order from the CBS3 weather department: GET OUTSIDE NOW!
May will not be remembered for sunshine, there were only three sunny days the entire month!
After two days of cloudy, cool, damp weather, improvement is on the way!
Today’s chilly weather was brought to you by the east wind coming off the 59 degree Atlantic Ocean, and it felt more like early April than late May!
In the wake of the severe weather, conditions will slowly improve as we begin the holiday weekend.
An active pattern through the end of the week will eventually give way to a pleasant holiday weekend, with warming expected each day and increasing amounts of sunshine.
As the summer season unofficially gets underway this weekend, it is important to remember to wear proper sunscreen, understand the rip current risks and only enter the water with proper supervision.
Steady rain will arrive Friday, as a slow moving cold front (from the west) combines with tropical moisture riding northward along the east coast.
We’ll head back to the 80’s with sunshine on Thursday but once again, showers and storms are in the forecast – and then Friday ends up being a washout with heavy thunderstorms rolling through all day.
It’s been a tale of two days as we started out with sunshine and pleasant conditions and will finish on a cloudy, damp note as showers move through the area.
This week spring and summer will face-off and you may be surprised at the winner.
Friday will be a beauty, with plenty of sunshine and a high around 70 degrees.