More Normal Weather

This week will start with weather that is normal for this time of year – a rarity in what has been a summer of extremes.

Normal weather is expected throughtmid- August

The NAEFS ensemble shows normal weather persisting through mid-August

High temperatures on Monday will be very similar to Sunday, with mid twenties expected. Tuesday will once again feature high temperatures in the mid twenties, with a risk of thunderstorms in border regions ahead of an approaching low pressure system. Any storms that develop on Tuesday will most likely be non-severe, but if dewpoints end up higher than expected a few severe storms may be possible. The wind will shift to northerly on Wednesday, but temperatures will remain fairly unchanged with highs once again in the mid twenties expected.

Models show mid to upper twenties temperatures continuing into late week. Previously it looked like we might end up with a prolonged period of 30C temperatures starting this week, but models have backed off that idea. In general it looks like we’ll stick with slightly above-normal temperatures for much of this week and into the weekend, which means more mid to upper twenties for the forseeable future.