Forecast: 'Sun'sational Saturday, Sunday Soaker
Call it a 50/50 weekend, half good, half bad. We enjoy 80-degree warmth and sunshine today but will most likely endure rain with temperatures only reaching 60 or so tomorrow. The cool, wet weather may persist through at least next Tuesday, so for now: carpe diem!
Spectacular. Low 80s. Warm high pressure holds on for one more day with mostly sunny skies and high temperature cracking 80 in most spots. As winds increase from the south during the afternoon, some high clouds may start streaming in.
Overnight, we cloud over with rain likely after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Keep reading for the forecast for Sunday into early next week...
Rain likely. Low 60s. A very slow moving area of low pressure will gradually move into the region, producing rain -- which could be moderate to heavy at times. NOAA's Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) projects over 3" of rain late Saturday through Monday over the region. These projections are often overdone, but I think we have the potential for 1-2" of rain, with locally heavier amounts. Winds from the east will keep it cool, with temperatures steady between 59-63.
Rain is likely to continue Sunday night as the low drifts south, with lows in the upper 50s.
A LOOK AHEAD
As the low pressure center continues to very slowly drift southeast and away from the region Monday, the steady rain should taper to scattered showers. But with a stubborn wind from the east, temperatures will probably only rise into the low 60s. Confidence: Medium
On Tuesday, we'll continue under easterly flow, so considerable cloudiness remains a strong possibility with patchy drizzle, especially during the morning. We might see the sky brighten during the afternoon, but don't bet on it. Highs should reach the mid 60s. Confidence: Low-medium
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