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August 17, 12 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the latest forecast update.

Posted: Aug 17, 2020 11:10 AM
Updated: Aug 17, 2020 4:18 PM

A few scattered showers & t'showers are possible today through this evening with partly to mostly cloudy skies & highs 78-86 (as cold front passes & wind goes light from west & southwest to rather breezy from the north).

Lows of 57-64 are likely tonight.

Highs Tuesday should reach 76-81, followed by 50-55 Tuesday night & 79-86 Wednesday.

It will heat up more with time by end of the week & next weekend.

Models suggest some tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico with a landfall next week, but no effect here.  We will monitor closely, however.  Some data even suggest a second tropical system in the Gulf.  First one could come from the Yucatan area & second, from the Atlantic & Caribbean.

For us, a few storms Saturday & Sunday may give way to more widespread storms Sunday late with MARGINAL RISK parameters.

Highs will run 88-92 with much higher humidity by the weekend.

This week features overall below normal temperatures while extreme heat wave continues in the West:

Latter August to early September looks hotter than normal:

Mid-September features taste of fall with below normal temperatures while extremely dangerous wildfire conditions occur in parts of the Sierra Nevada to southern California.:

Late September looks a bit warmer than normal:

Overall trend is below normal rainfall, but a landfalling tropical system or two moving up into our area could change that pretty rapidly.

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Monticello
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Cool, wet evening....rain ending, but fog redeveloping.....
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