Published: 6.18.13 5:33am
Good Morning Folks! We are expecting more showers and thunderstorms this morning and afternoon, adding to the already 0.25” of rain most locations picked up yesterday. We can expect anywhere from a half inch up to several inches of rainfall across the region today as a very moisture rich airmass collides with a cold front and several upper level disturbances. Severe weather will be a possibility; however the main threat remains heavy downpours that sit in place, possibly causing flash flooding. With mostly cloudy skies overhead and on and off shower activity, temps will only rise into the mid 60’s – mid 70’s depending upon elevation, which is below average for this time of year. As we move into the evening hours we will find showers moving off to the east, however a few scattered thunderstorms will be present throughout the night with additional rainfall totals around a quarter inch. Temps will be above normal as they settle into the low – mid 60’s, due to cloudy skies and scattered shower activity.
A minor amount of dry air will move into the region Wednesday morning, after the bulk of the moisture exits off to the east and this will allow for a bit of sunshine to poke through the early morning cloud cover. This sunshine will help to heat temps into the low 70’s – low 80’s and will also help to fire up some afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Most locations stand a chance at picking up a passing shower or... click here for more