...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY... THOUGH LIGHT WINDS ARE FORECAST TODAY, MASSACHUSETTS STATE FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS HAVE ADVISED OF A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER GIVEN WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND LACK OF RAINFALL.If you are one to complain about that then there is nothing we can do for you as a human being. The heat and another chance for thunderstorms will return Friday.
First lets start off at the surface. High pressure is currently onshore in the Northeast and building in the Rockies. Both will slide east over time
|WPC Surface Analysis 11 AM|
|RTMA 2 m temps 12 PM|
|12z NAM 500 mb vort, heights 2 PM (image NCEP/NOAA)|
|GOES_Composite Water Vapor Loop (Image NOAA)|
|NWS Forecast temps Thursday-record highs circled (image credit Weatherbell)|
|NWS Northeast High Temps Thursday (image Weatherbell)|
|12z NAM 500 mb vort, heights Friday 2 PM|
|WPC Surface Forecast Friday 8 AM|
|NWS max temps/records Friday (image Weatherbell)|
|SPC Friday severe thunderstorm outlook|
The cold front will sweep off the coast overnight Friday into Saturday. Temperatures do not cool off however. Saturday is mostly sunny with a high near 90. Sunday will have a chance of PM thunderstorms but most of the day looks good. High temperatures also near 90. We are in the heart of summer.