One More Day of Pleasant Temperatures


We’re getting a well deserved chance to dry out this week and that has mostly come with cloudy skies but nice temperatures. That trend is poised to continue today as we’ll have one more day of pleasant temperatures.

Mostly Wonderful Wednesday

This morning's forecast surface map. (WPC)
This morning’s forecast surface map. (WPC)

Another morning where you might We’ll still be under the influence of high pressure but it’s starting to move off to the northeast and that means we’ll see a touch more heat and humidity filter back into the region. Today that will happen fairly slowly.

(Giphy)
(Giphy)

It will be another day of mostly cloudy skies, however. Temperatures will rise into the upper-70s to near 80º. Dew points will rise into the mid-60s, which is just fine for me. Not too humid, but still feeling good.

(Giphy/HBO)
(Giphy/HBO)

Overnight lows will fall back into the mid-60s, to the point you may not even need the jacket for Thursday morning.

A Warmer Thursday

Upper ridging will stay in place to close out the week and this will mean more sunshine and warmer temperatures as we head into tomorrow.

I mean, maybe not this warm, but you get the idea. (Giphy)
I mean, maybe not this warm, but you get the idea. (Giphy)

Temperatures will make a run at the upper-80s tomorrow afternoon with more sunshine around the area. A humid high topping out right around 86º. Definitely a day you want to leave the sweatshirts at home.

Feel the toast. (Pivotal Weather)
Feel the toast. (Pivotal Weather)

Skies look to clear out overnight, dropping the low to only about 70º.

Similar Looking Friday

We’ll do it all again to close the week.

(Giphy)
(Giphy)

Skies will remain mostly sunny and temperatures remain warm, with upper 80s likely once again. Another humid high around 87º.

Check the timestamp. I swear, it's a different map. (Pivotal Weather)
Check the timestamp. I swear, it’s a different map. (Pivotal Weather)

Headed into the weekend, things look much the same. It will be interesting to see what, if any, effects we feel from Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence as the sun set last night. (College of DuPage)
Hurricane Florence as the sun set last night. (College of DuPage)

The powerful storm will make landfall early Friday morning along the Carolina coast as a category 3 or 4 storm. This is likely to cause significant and dangerous impacts in the Carolinas and will inland as well as forecast model guidance slows the storm down and dumps excessive rain on the region. It’s possible we could see some high clouds and some rainfall from Florence’s remnants closer to the start of next week.

That just about does it for me! Follow our live weather feed @wxornotbg for the latest. Have a terrific Wednesday!

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