We’ve reached the unofficial start of summer – Memorial Day Weekend, and there is some summer-like weather on the way.
Low pressure will head towards the Great Lakes, sending a warm front towards our area. Some clouds will stream in ahead of the warm front tonight and Friday, but aside from a stray shower or some drizzle near the South Coast late tonight, most of the shower or thunderstorm activity should hold off until Friday night when the warm front finally moves through. Showers should come to an end Saturday morning, with some sunshine developing in the afternoon. However, as that low pressure system passes by to the north, it will drag a cold front across the region late in the day on Saturday, possibly producing another shower or thunderstorm. Depending on the timing of the front and how much sunshine we see in the afternoon, a few strong storms are possible. High pressure builds in behind the front Saturday night, allowing skies to clear out, setting up a fantastic Sunday with sunshine and seasonably warm temperatures. As for Memorial Day itself, current indications are for sunshine mixed with some clouds, and the potential for even warmer weather. It wouldn’t be a surprise if some inland locations made a run at 90 in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Partly to mostly cloudy, patchy fog and possibly some drizzle near the South Coast. Low 54-61.
Friday: Clouds and some sunny breaks, breezy. High 76-83, cooler near the South Coast.
Friday night: Cloudy with showers and possibly thunderstorms likely. Low 59-66.
Saturday: Showers end early, then becoming partly sunny and breezy with a chance for another shower or thunderstorm late in the day. High 73-80, a little cooler along the South Coast.
Saturday night: Becoming mostly clear. Low 52-59.
Sunday: Sunshine and a few clouds. High 73-80.
Sunday night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 53-60.
Monday: A mix of sun and clouds. High 81-88, cooler along the South Coast.