DAYS 1-5 (JUNE 28 – JULY 2)
Instead of the novel you got with yesterday’s update, let’s go with a short summary for today’s. Nothing’s really changed in the outlook. We have a cold front that will move through the region slowly during today and this evening, but it’s slow enough that it really won’t make it through the entire region until sometime tonight. That means that any time starting just after daytime maximum heating, through this evening, there can be isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms. While not everybody will get them, those that day can see heavy downpours, briefly gusty winds, lightning, and possible small hail. So if you have outdoor plans this afternoon and/or evening, be on the look-out for that. Once the front is through we get into a northerly to easterly air flow for the first few days of the coming week, the final 2 days of June and first day of July, and with cold air aloft, the daytime heating will ignite isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms each day. Again, not a widespread rainfall situation, but something to watch for. The most likely areas for these may shift each day, from anywhere Monday to more over the interior Tuesday then more to the south by Wednesday. High pressure, centered to the north through Wednesday, should drift down across the region for a fair and warmer Thursday next week.
TODAY: Mostly sunny morning. Partly sunny afternoon with isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms from mid afternoon on. Humid. Highs 78-85. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy evening with showers and thunderstorms possible. Partly cloudy overnight. Lows 58-65. Wind W-NW 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY: Partly sunny. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs 77-84, coolest coast. Wind N-NE 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Risk of a shower early. Lows 56-63. Wind NE under 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Partly sunny. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms, favoring southwestern NH, central MA, RI, and northeastern CT. Highs 76-83, coolest coast. Wind NE 5-15 MPH.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Risk of a shower early. Lows 56-63. Wind NE up to 10 MPH.
WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms, favoring areas southwest of Boston. Highs 75-82. Wind NE-E 5-15 MPH.
DAYS 6-10 (JULY 3-7)
A cold front drops down from the north sometime July 3 with a brief shower or t-storm threat, and another high pressure area from eastern Canada brings fair but not-too-hot weather for the Independence Day Weekend. Some warmth and humidity, along with a shower/t-storm risk may return early the following week.
DAYS 11-15 (JULY 8-12)
Continuing to cautiously lean toward a shift to a more zonal flow pattern with minor disturbance, mainly dry weather, and temperatures near to above normal.