Weekend Forecast

An upper level disturbance will swing through New England today touching off an isolated shower or storm. The weekend will be top notch with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 60's.  Sunday will likely be around 70.  After today's light rain there will be an extended dry period for 7-10 days.  Guidance is hinting at something around day 9-10 coming out of the SW Atlantic and being energized by an upper level system as it moves up the coast.  More on that tomorrow and next week.

Friday
Temperatures this morning are chilly especially outside of SE New England.
2 m temps 4 am (image weatherbell)
The surface chart looks like we should have a nice day with no precipitation issues
WPC surface analysis 330 am
However cutting in between those two high pressure areas in the East is an upper level feature.  
06z NAM 500 mb vort (image NCEP)
This will kick off light showers that should be mainly north of the Mass Pike between 2-5 PM.  These should be weak. Here is the zoomed in WPC day 1 precipitation outlook
WPC day 1 precip outlook (zoomed in)
Skies stay Partly Cloudy as the disturbance passes by.  Temperatures will be able to climb near 60 in MA and RI, mid 60's in CT
09z RAP 2 m temps 2 PM (image weatherbell)
This evening temperatures will fall into 40's.  No rain like last Friday night so just bring a jacket if one is heading out tonight.  Here are the overnight lows
06z NAM hires 2 m temps 6 am (image weatherbell)
Saturday
The temperatures will rebound into the low to mid 60's for all of Southern New England.  This is due to the placement of the high pressure.  We will have NW flow, out of Canada
WPC surface forecast 8 am Saturday
Skies will be partly to mostly sunny.  Temperatures look like
06z NAM hires 2 m temp Sat 5 pm (image weatherbell)
Low temperatures will drop into the mid 40's Saturday night.  

Sunday
High pressure will edge off the coast Sunday morning changing the wind direction.  SW flow will take over
WPC Sunday Morning surface forecast
By 2 PM mostly everyone will be near 70
06z NAM hires 2 m temps Sun 2 pm (image weatherbell)
That's all for today, have a great weekend.












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