Lows this morning ran 33-41. Highs so far today have reached 49-56.
Skies will continue to clear this evening-tonight. Some locally-dense fog is possible with lows 30-36.
Thursday & Friday look partly cloudy overall with light south-southeast wind turning to the south & increasing (by Friday) to 15-23 mph.
After 59-65 Thursday, highs Friday should reach 65-70.
A band of scattered showers & some isolated thunder are likely Saturday morning to early afternoon before departing. Rainfall totals of 0.10-0.25" are likely.
Any even MARGINAL RISK for severe weather should stay well southwest of our viewing area. The epicenter for severe risk (SLIGHT RISK) is Texas.
Highs Saturday look to run in the 50s.
Warm front moves northward Monday with a wave of some scattered showers & isolated t'storms (50% rainfall coverage) with highs 68-75 northeast to southwest over the area. This, after partly cloudy skies & 57-63 Sunday.
Some to a few scattered showers & t'storms are possible Tuesday (35-40% coverage) with windy, warm, humid highs of 73-77.
It appears that the risk of any severe weather will likely occur Tuesday night to very early Wednesday morning as more widespread showers & t'storms pass through.
It looks like a fast-moving squall line that may race through the viewing area.
Parameters suggest SLIGHT RISK for our area right now with higher risk Monday & Tuesday west & southwest of our area (ENHANCED to MODERATE RISK).
Wednesday looks windy to very windy & much cooler with falling temperatures through the day from 65-70 very early to 40s to 50 by afternoon.
Lows Wednesday night should drop into the 30s to near 40.
Current rainfall projections for Saturday morning to next Wednesday night are generally 0.50-1" (again, 0.10-0.25" of that Saturday AM to early afternoon).
Late next week looks chilly with highs in the 40s & 50s with frost & freezing possible at night with lows 28-32.
Overall, April mean temperature anomalies look like this......warmer than normal South & East, colder central & West.
April precipitation anomalies:
May looks a bit warmer............but also wetter than normal:
June trends warmer & wetter than normal.
June rainfall anomalies:
July continues to trend drier than normal with band of heavier overall rainfall from the Dakotas to the East Coast. July continues to also trend warmer than normal.
August is trending warmer & drier than normal (unless we see tropical remnants really have a big impact on our area).
July rainfall anomalies:
July mean temperature anomalies:
We will continue to monitor, but overall trend continues to be for warmer & drier than normal conditions for the area September to November.