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Weather Outlook – July 27, 2017

NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University

Last week temperatures ranged from 4 degrees below-normal to 2 degrees above-normal. Precipitation ranged from a quarter inch to over 4 inches (over 7” in Hammond!). Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 80 to 160.

Showers & thunderstorms today then mostly dry for the week!

Thursday temperatures will be in the mid 70’s to low 80’s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely as a frontal system moves through. Severs storm are possible for central to eastern NY, with heavy rain and damaging winds. Overnight lows will be in the 60’s.

Friday temperatures will be in the 70’s, with some leftover showers possible in southern areas of the state. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 50’s to low 60’s.

Saturday’s highs will be in the 70’s with clearing skies and mostly dry conditions. Overnight temperatures will be in the 50’s.

Sunday, highs will be in the mid 70’s to low 80’s and mostly sunny. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 50’s to low 60’s.

Monday’s highs will be in the upper 70’s to low 80’s with sunny and dry conditions. Lows will be in the low to mid 60’s.

Tuesday will have temperatures in the upper 70’s to low 80’s with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible.  Lows will be in the upper 50’s to mid 60’s.

Wednesday, temperatures will be in the upper 70’s to low 80’s with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible.  Lows will be in the upper 50’s to mid 60’s.

The seven-day precipitation amounts will range from a trace to ½ ”.

The 8-14 day outlook (Aug 3-9) favors above-normal temperatures for southeast NY, and near-normal temperatures for the rest of the state; the outlook slightly favors 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.weather.gov/erh/

US Drought Monitor
http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home.aspx

CLIMOD2 (NRCC data interface):
http://climodtest.nrcc.cornell.edu

 

 

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