Weekly Outlook: April 29-May 5, 2019

Can you believe that we’re at the end of April already? That means it’s almost to the time of year where it’s safe to push your snowbrush away! We’ve had accumulating snow into early/mid-May before, so it’s not quite that time yet, but we’re getting close.

We’ve had heavy snow into early May, so don’t put those snowbrushes away just yet. Image provided by Tomer Burg.

We’ll start the week on a chilly note as high pressure builds in from the north, so you may need a heavier jacket as you venture out Monday morning. You may even need to scrape your windshield if you’re out earlier enough, as there will likely be some patchy frost out there as well. Clouds will start to stream in during the afternoon as the high moves out and our next system approaches from the west.

Temperatures may drop into the 30s across much of the area before daybreak today. Image provided by WeatherBell.

Rain will develop late Monday night as a weak system moves toward the area. The rain won’t be heavy and should be done by early afternoon, with some clearing possible late in the day. A cold front trailing the system will stall out just south of New England, and then remain there for much of the week.

The latter half of the week looks to be cool and damp. Waves of low pressure will ride along that front, bringing in rainfall at times. We won’t be raining the entire time, but it will be mainly cloudy with some sunny breaks. With the front to our south, we’ll stay on the cool side around here, with daytime temperatures generally in the 50s to lower 60s., which is a little below normal for early May. Saturday may turn out to be a decent day with some sunshine and and milder temperature. However, a stronger storm will moves toward the area on Sunday, with some steadier and heavier rain more likely.

So close, yet so far away. Thursday afternoon could see temperatures get into the 80s in New York City, while we could be stuck in the 40s and lower 50s in the afternoon. Image provided by Weathermodels.com

Monday: Sunny and cool in the morning, clouds stream in during the afternoon. High 54-61.

Monday night: Cloudy with showers developing. Low 37-44.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with showers ending by midday. High 49-56.

Tuesday night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 34-41.

Wednesday: Plenty of clouds with a few sunny breaks. Showers are possible late in the day and at night. High 50-57.

Thursday: More clouds than sunshine with showers possible in the morning and some patchy drizzle in the afternoon. High 48-55, warmer as you head farther south and west

Friday: Cloudy with a chance for more showers. High 50-57, possibly warmer south of the Mass Pike.

Saturday: Partly sunny. High 66-73.

Sunday: Cloudy with a chance of rain, possibly heavy. High 53-60.

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