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Archive for saturday and sunday

Dominant high pressure in control through the weekend

High pressure will secure a quiet period of weather through this weekend with no threats of rain, strong winds, or any other type of weather event that could significant impact the region.

The high pressure system will continue to drive a cool Polar air mass centered over eastern Canada into Read More→

Strengthening coastal storm sets up a wet evening commute

A strengthening coastal low off the New Jersey coast this afternoon will continue to produce rainy and windy weather conditions through this evening and into tomorrow morning.

The coastal low will continue to drive towards Southern New England by tomorrow morning with rain, heavy at times, before tapering off tomorrow Read More→

Coastal storm begins to take shape as disturbances phase

As two strong disturbances, one from the Polar jet stream and the other from the Sub Tropical jet stream, begin to interact over the Tennessee Valley; a new coastal low is starting to take shape.

Note the bright colors off the North Carolina and Virginia coast.  This is a signal Read More→

Polar air mass takes hold before stormy end to week

High pressure over the eastern and central Great Lakes will continue to produce clear skies, light winds, and cool temperatures over the Northern Mid Atlantic through Wednesday evening.

With high pressure in control, a cool Polar air mass will dominate the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan area, leading to Read More→

Cool and quiet start to week gives way to major storm

Strong high pressure over the Great Lakes will continue to build into the Northern Mid Atlantic this morning with scattered clouds, decreasing northwesterly winds, and cool temperatures.  Many locations throughout the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas will fall into the 30’s tonight with some locations falling below freezing Read More→

Clear skies will give way to showers by tonight

High pressure will be in control throughout the Northern Mid Atlantic through this afternoon, however clear skies and dry conditions will not last long.  An area of low pressure developing over the southern Ohio Valley will move along the stalling cold front to the south of New Jersey by this Read More→

Breezy but pleasant start to Labor Day Weekend!

12:26 PM 09/04/10

With now Tropical Storm Earl departing and high pressure slowly building into the Northern Mid Atlantic, pleasant yet breezy conditions are in place today.  The breezy conditions are due to a tight pressure gradient between the depart low pressure of Earl and the high pressure over the Read More→

Vacation this weekend

Good Morning Everyone!

I’m expecting excellent weather conditions for this weekend and I also happen to have an important family event coming up as well.  As such, for the first time in three years, I will NOT be updating the forecast on Saturday and Sunday.  Don’t worry, I will give Read More→

Severe weather threat collapses as best lifting stays south

4:51 PM 08/05/10

Sometimes you luck out while another region is hammered with severe thunderstorms, that time is this afternoon for the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan area.

Note the bright blues, oranges, and reds over the Southern Mid Atlantic on the water vapor image to the left.  The Read More→

Tranquil evening conditions expected

4:00 PM 07/22/10

High pressure over the Ohio Valley has provided the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan area with tranquil weather conditions and temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s for highs this afternoon.  The northwesterly flow also has injected some dry air into the region, lowering dew points and Read More→