Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 6:42PM
Unsettled Start To The Workweek
We enjoyed more sunshine today along with warmer temperatures. Still, scattered showers and thunderstorms developed with daytime heating, focused on the afternoon and early evening. Monday and Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Things get a little drier after midweek as temperatures remain on the warm side.
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Hi: 76 Lo: 56
Maybe a stray evening shower; Becoming partly cloudy overnight; Light wind
Hi: 74 Lo: 57
Mostly cloudy; Showers & thunderstorms likely, mostly in the afternoon; Light SE wind
Hi: 73 Lo: 56
Mostly cloudy; Showers & thunderstorms likely, especially PM; Light SW wind
Hi: 75 Lo: 56
Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers & thunderstorms
Hi: 75 Lo: 56
Partly sunny; Widely-scattered PM showers & thunderstorms
Friday - Partly to mostly sunny; A stray PM shower or t-shower; High in the mid 70s; Low in the mid 50s
Saturday - Intervals of sunshine & clouds; Risk for PM thunder; High in the mid 70s; Low in the mid 50s
Persistent low-pressure which has plagued the mountains with flooding rainfall over the past few days has relinquished control on our weather. Bermuda high pressure will exert more influence today and that means reduced rainfall coverage than the past several days.
A more southerly transport of moisture will generate more cloudiness and a better chance for showers and thunderstorms Monday into Tuesday around the mountains.
A backdoor cold front will sag southward and perhaps through the area during the Wednesday-Thursday timeframe, providing another reprieve from the wet weather.
By next weekend, possible pre-season tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico and the northward retreat of the front as a warm front may put us back into the soup for Saturday and beyond. Those details remain quite fuzzy, but there is the potential for more locally heavy rainfall as we move deeper into the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
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