Forecast Last Updated at Friday, September 22, 2017 at 6:41AM
Generally Dry, Warm
It is with great remorse that I must include the ever-so-slight chance of an afternoon shower today. That's the only blemish on otherwise perfect weather for the next seven days. High temperatures will run 6-8 degrees above averages--summer weather in spite of Fall beginning at 4:02 PM. Enjoy!
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Hi: 84 Lo: 56
Partly cloudy after early patchy fog; Warm for the start of Fall; A renegade afternoon shower possible; Light wind
Hi: 85 Lo: 54
Mostly clear; Pleasant; Light East wind
Hi: 83 Lo: 53
Mostly sunny; Pleasant; Light East wind
Hi: 83 Lo: 56
Few clouds; Very nice
Hi: 84 Lo: 56
Mostly clear; More of the same
Wednesday - Lots of sun; Continued somewhat warmer than average; High in the mid 80s; Low in the upper 50s
Thursday - More PM clouds; Not as warm; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Average high temperatures for today are in the lower 70s in valleys and lower 60s on mountaintops. We'll better those numbers today through Wednesday by 6-8 degrees. It's more like July than September, but we'll take it. Enjoy beautiful a glorious weekend and next week.
The only issues are around the edges of the forecast. This afternoon, we have a barely-worth-mentioning chance of a stray shower. Then late next week a dry front moves through, but will it be in time to affect high temperatures Thursday? Dunno yet; so, I split the difference with the forecast highs. By next weekend, we end this summer regime and the weather will agree with the calendar.
Tropical systems... Jose is no longer (technically) a tropical storm, but it maintains tropical storm force winds. It will gradually spin down southeast of Cape Cod. Maria did catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico earlier this week. It's a Category 3 storm located just east of the Bahamas. Maria is moving NNW and will be east of Cape Hatteras Wednesday. It will stall for a day or so but then be booted northeast Thursday by the approaching front.
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