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New York State Weekly Weather Update – June 20, 2013

Jessica Rennells, NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University

Last week temperatures ranged from normal to 3 degrees below normal.  Precipitation ranged from trace amounts up to 3 inches.  The base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 50-100 for most of the state, less than 50 in parts of the Adirondacks.

Today high pressure brings sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 70’s to low 80’s.  Overnight temperatures will be in the upper 40’s to upper 50’s.

Friday will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70’s to mid 80’s.  Lows will be in the mid 50’s to low 60’s.

Saturday will be partly sunny with afternoon showers and thunderstorms possible.  Highs will be in the upper 70’s to upper 80’s.  Saturday night will be in the low to mid 60’s.

Sunday will be partly sunny with highs in the low to mid 80’s and a chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Overnight lows will be in the mid 60’s.

Monday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the low to mid 80’s with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Lows will be in the mid to upper 60’s.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80’s.  Continued chance for showers and thunderstorms.  Lows will be in the mid to upper 60’s.

Wednesday temperatures will be in the low to mid 80’s with rain and thunderstorms possible.  Lows will be in the mid to upper 60’s.

The five-day precipitation amounts will range from .1” to 1”.

The 8-14 day out look (June 27 – July 3) is showing above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.

 

Maps of 8-14 day outlooks:

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/814day/index.php

National Weather Service watch/warnings map:

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/hq/

NRCC Drought Page which features the US Drought Monitor map (updated every Thursday):

http://www.nrcc.cornell.edu/page_drought.html

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