June 12: Typical Summertime Weather, Daily Links


The weather was exceptionally cooperative for all of the weekend festivities, but it’s back to typical summertime weather this week — hazy, hot and humid, with a chance of spotty thunderstorms each afternoon.  High temperatures will reach the upper 80s:

And there will be enough humidity to make it feel like the low to mid 90s:

Today’s rain chance will be around 30% — high enough that you should keep the umbrella handy, but not high enough to guarantee that you’ll get rain in your neighborhood.  The HRRR model’s radar simulation just shows some “radar freckles” developing from midday through early evening:

Other forecast models try to develop more storms today, but even then it will be hit-or-miss.  Smoothing out the differences between the various models, here are your hour-by-hour chances of a storm in any one particular spot:

Temperatures the rest of the week will also top out in the upper 80s to around 90°, with overnight lows in the low 70s.  We’ll see slightly better thunderstorm chances the rest of the work week, but even then we’re talking about a 50-50 chance:

Similar weather in store for the weekend as well, with Saturday looking like the slightly drier half of the weekend.  We’ll keep you updated as the week progresses…



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