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Jim Barach's Outlook
from the Storm Team Weather Center

Showers & Thunderstorms Return For The Weekend

Jim Barach A warmer and more humid air mass moved back in over the region on Friday which helped set off a few scattered
showers and storms during the afternoon hours. Skies will be cloudy overnight with the chance of a few isolated
showers along with a low temperature of 63 degrees.
The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with scattered afternoon and evening showers and
thunderstorms on Saturday. Rainfall totals for most areas should be in the tenth to a quarter inch range. It won't be a
washout but having an umbrella close by would be a good idea. The high temperature will be 81 degrees with the
clouds and showers. Sunday will start out with a few lingering rain showers as low pressure starts to move out of the
region. Skies will become partly cloudy and dry in the afternoon with the high temperature warming to a seasonable 85
degrees.
Monday will be partly cloudy and dry as high pressure moves in over the region. The high temperature will warm all
the way to 90 degrees. Tuesday will be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure remaining in control over the region.
The high temperature will be 88 degrees. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy and dry as a weak wave of low pressure
moves into the region. The high temperature will drop to 84 degrees with the additional cloud cover.
Thursday will be partly cloudy and dry with high pressure again moving into the region. The high temperature will
warm a bit to 86 degrees. A cold front will move into the region on Friday which will make for mostly cloudy skies along
with showers and thunderstorms. The temperature will make it to 87 degrees in the warmer air ahead of the front.
The next weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with showers and thunderstorms as the cold front
moves into the region on Saturday. The high temperature will drop to 82 degrees with the clouds, showers and cooler
air moving in behind the front. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with rain showers as low pressure lingers behind the
departing cold front. The high temperature will drop to 79 degrees with the clouds, showers and cool air mass still in
place. Monday will be partly cloudy and dry as high pressure makes its way back into the region. The high temperature
will warm a bit to 82 degrees with the additional sunshine.

A quick look back at yesterday's forecast shows that skies were partly to mostly cloudy with fog forming late as
forecast. The overnight low temperature dropped to 61 degrees which was one degree cooler than the forecast low
temperature of 62 degrees. Friday was mostly cloudy with some scattered showers and thunderstorms as forecast.
The high temperature should come in close to the forecast high temperature of 82 degrees.

Tonight: Skies will be cloudy with a chance of some isolated rain showers along with some fog forming late. The
overnight low temperature will drop to 63 degrees.

Saturday: The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with some scattered afternoon and evening
showers and thunderstorms as a low pressure system moves through the region. Rainfall totals for most areas will be
in the tenth to a quarter inch range with a high temperature of 81 degrees.

Sunday: The low pressure system will pull out of the region which will make for some morning showers that will be
followed by partly cloudy skies and dry conditions in the afternoon. The high temperature will warm to 81 degrees with
the additional sunshine.

Monday: High pressure will move in over the region which will make for partly cloudy skies along with dry
conditions. The high temperature will warm all the way to 89 degrees.

Tuesday: Skies will again be partly cloudy with dry conditions as high pressure remains in place over the region.
The high temperature will be 88 degrees.

Wednesday: A weak low pressure system will move through the region for mostly cloudy skies although it will stay
dry. The high temperature will drop to 84 degrees with less available sunshine.

Thursday: High pressure will return to the region for partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions. The high
temperature will warm a bit to 86 degrees with the additional sunshine.

Friday: A cold front will move into the region for mostly cloudy skies along with showers and thunderstorms. The
warmer air ahead of the front will push the high temperature to 87 degrees.

Saturday: The next weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with showers and thunderstorms as the
cold front moves through the region. The high temperature will drop to 82 degrees with the clouds and showers.

Sunday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with rain showers as low pressure lingers behind the departing cold front. The
high temperature will drop again to 79 degrees with the clouds, showers and cooler air moving in behind the departing
cold front.

Monday: High pressure will move back into the region for a return to partly cloudy skies and dry conditions. The
high temperature will warm to 82 degrees.

One Final Note: July is in the books, coming in cooler and wetter than normal. The average monthly temperature
was 2.3 degrees cooler than normal, thanks to more days with highs in the 70s than in the 90s! The rainfall total was a
whopping 5.44", coming in a full half inch ahead of the monthly average of 4.94".
--Jim Barach
Storm Team Meteorologist
Updated: Aug. 1, 2014 3:35 PM EDT






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