Jessica Rennells, NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last weeks temperatures ranged from 3 to 6 degrees above normal for most of the state. Precipitation ranged from a trace to over 1”. The base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 125-175.
Hot & humid! A cold front will bring cooler weather for the weekend into next week. Watch out for severe weather on Saturday!
Thursday will be another hot and humid day with partly sunny skies and scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Overnight temperatures will only fall to the upper 60’s and low 70’s.
Friday will be partly sunny with highs in the low to mid 90’s with continued high humidity. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible, especially overnight as the cold front approaches. Lows will be in the low to mid 70’s.
Saturday will be cooler and less humid with highs in the low to mid 80’s. Thunderstorms are likely with the passage of the cold front, some being severe. Saturday night will be in the low to mid 60’s.
Sunday will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 70’s with a few 80’s in southeast NY. Lows will be in the upper 50’s to low 60’s.
Monday will be partly sunny with highs in upper 70’s and low 80’s. Lows will be in the mid to upper 60’s. Overnight temperatures will be in the low to mid 60’s.
Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70’s and low 80’s with scattered showers possible. Lows will be in the low to mid 60’s.
Wednesday temperatures will be in the upper 70’s and low 80’s with scattered showers. Lows will be in the low to mid 60’s.
The five-day precipitation amounts will range from a tenth of an inch to an inch.
The 8-14 day out look (July 24 – 30) is showing normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.
Maps of 8-14 day outlooks:
National Weather Service watch/warnings map:
NRCC Drought Page which features the US Drought Monitor map (updated every Thursday):