Weekly Outlook: July 1-7, 2019

We’d like to start this week’s outlook by wishing a Happy Canada Day to all of our friends north of the border. Celebrate the day with a double-double and some Timbits in the morning, then down a few Keith’s while watching the Jays lose in the afternoon. Your beer is great, your hockey and baseball teams aren’t. As for those of us in America, specifically eastern and southern New England, we’ve got a nice stretch of summer weather coming up this week.

You expected a different band on Canada Day?

Much of the first half of the week will be dominated by high pressure, with dry and seasonably warm weather expected along with moderate humidity. The exception will be late tonight into Tuesday morning. A weak upper-level disturbance will be moving across the region, and it may produce a few showers, but that’s about it. Otherwise, we’ve got some fantastic weather through Wednesday.

As most of you get set for barbecues, fireworks, and whatever else you have planned for the Fourth of July of Thursday, we’re looking at warm to hot weather along with increasing humidity. A late-day shower or thunderstorm is possible, so make sure you are paying attention if you have outdoor plans, but we’re not expecting widespread activity, and for most of you, there should be little to no impact.

Many areas will get close to or over 90 degrees Thursday afternoon. Image provided by WeatherBell.

A cold front will start to approach the region on Friday, which may produce some more widespread shower and thunderstorm activity during the afternoon, but it will be another warm and humid day. More showers and storms are expected on Saturday as the front finally moves through the area, but there isn’t a lot of cool air behind this front, so it will still be warm on Sunday. The biggest change will be some much drier air settling into the area.

Dewpoints could reach the lower 70s across much of the region on Friday and again on Saturday. That’s about as muggy as it gets around here. Image provided by Weathermodels.com

Monday: Sunshine and a few afternoon clouds. High 77-84.

Monday night: Partly to mostly cloudy., chance for a few showers. Low 61-68.

Tuesday: Early clouds and possibly a lingering shower, then becoming partly sunny. High 80-87.

Tuesday night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 62-69.

Wednesday: Partly to mostly sunny. High 82-89, cooler right along the coast.

Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds, a few late-day showers and thunderstorms are possible. High 84-91.

Friday: Partly sunny and breezy, with showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 85-92.

Saturday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine with more showers and thunderstorms expected. High 85-92.

Sunday: A mix of sun and clouds. High 76-83.

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