Contributed by NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last week temperatures ranged from 2 degrees below normal to more than 10 degrees above normal. Precipitation has ranged from a trace to two inches. Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 60 to over 120.
Thursday temperatures will be in the mid 70s to low 80s with scattered showers (remnants of Tropical Storm Bertha in western areas) and slight chance for a thunderstorm. Overnight lows will be in the mid to upper 60s with isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Friday temperatures will range from the low 70s to low 80s, depending on the arrival of a slow-moving cold front brings showers and scattered thunderstorms. There is the possibility for severs storms with strong winds and localized heavy rain. Overnight temperatures will be in the 50s.
Saturday will be cooler and breezy with temperatures in the mid 60s and 70s; expect a mostly dry day but some light showers are possible. Overnight temperatures will be in the 40s to low 50s.
Sunday highs will be in the upper 50s and into the 60s with sunny conditions. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 30s to mid 40s; patchy frost possible.
Monday temperatures will be in the 60s. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 30s to mid 40s.
Tuesday highs will be in the 60s and low 70s with scattered showers possible. Overnight temperatures will be in the 40s.
Wednesday highs will be in the low to mid 70s. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40s.
The seven-day precipitation amounts will range from a quarter of an inch to over one and a half inches.
The 8-14 day outlook (June 4-10) favors above-normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation.
Maps of 8-14 day outlooks:
National Weather Service watch/warnings map:
US Drought Monitor:
CLIMOD2 (NRCC data interface):