Weather Summary for May 17 – 24
If I could somehow bottle yesterday’s weather, and sell it on eBay, I’d be a millionaire in no time. Wasn’t it absolutely gorgeous! In the meantime though, I can tell you today’s weather be just as delightful. (Unfortunately, I’m not making a million doing this. But, sharing the good news with you is equally as satisfying—ahem, COUGH, hack, hack.)
But, seriously… today? Beautiful. A frontal boundary to our south will stay there through the weekend. And that’s good for us. Next week, an area of high pressure shifts off shore forcing our wind to blow from the southeast. As a result, the air will turn moister and clouds will be more prevalent. And, that’s about as clear an idea ofwhat’s likely to happen as I have at this point.
Here’s the forecast I’ve come up with for you.
TODAY—If you’ve got the day off, lucky you. Crystal clear with a high in the mid 70s.
TONIGHT—Clear skies. 60s after 8, 50s after midnight.
SATURDAY—Baseball caps and shades is the order of the day. A high in the low 70s. Today begins NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK. If you’ll be heading out on the river or an area lake, WEAR YOUR LIFE PRESERVER and, for Pete’s sake, DON’T BOAT AND DRIVE. It is possible to have fun and be safe, too.
SATURDAY NIGHT—Partly cloudy, in the 60s after sunset.
SUNDAY—Partly sunny, 70-ish.
MONDAY—High pressure repositions off the East Coast turning our winds to E-SE. So, look for cloudy skies to start, then partly sunny and mild, around 70.
TUESDAY—Same deal. Some afternoon sunshine, 70.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAY—I’ve lumped these together because during this stretch, somewhere between North Carolina and New York, there’s likely to be some heavy rain, especially in the mountains. Since it’ll be a static pattern, we could have rain each of the three days or not. Highs in the 60s with rain, 70s if not. I’m leaning toward the drier side but it’s a tough call. I just wanted you to know what we’re dealing with here.
Have a joyful weekend, my friend, even if you have to work.