Forecast discussion: The weather was just cloudy when we started on Saturday, but a warm front passing offshore helped fire up some heavier bands of rain and isolated thunderstorms over Plymouth County in Massachusetts. By the late afternoon, drier air was moving in, as a cold front began to push offshore. We should have clear to partly cloudy skies and less humid air during the overnight.
Now, high pressure over northern Ohio will help keep dry and sunny weather overhead for the next few days. If you made any plans with your dad for Sunday, especially anything outside, they should go off without a hitch. The good weather will continue into Sunday evening, with sunshine for the first half of the day on Monday. As we go into Monday afternoon, we will begin to see cloud cover take over the skies. This is due to an approaching cold front now over the Central U.S.
The cold front will bring some isolated to scattered showers by the middle of Tuesday morning. We will remain with some showers until Tuesday night. The computer models indicate a slight lull between rain drops as some more showers will fire up by sunrise Wednesday morning. We will see the precipitation end by early Thursday morning.
The computer models begin to disagree on whether we will see a return of some showers Thursday afternoon. A weak disturbance passes through Southern New England by the afternoon. But, the European model does not see the same amount of moisture in our atmosphere. So, right now, my confidence in Thursday’s forecast is low. However, the models do agree that Friday will be dry, with partly to mostly sunny skies. But, once again, the models disagree on early Saturday morning. The American model believes we will see some early morning rain and thunderstorms early Saturday morning. The European model keeps us dry for the entire day. So, for now, I will keep dry weather for next Saturday. The weather pattern the last few weeks have proved we have seen sunshine for part or most of the last few Saturdays.
72 hour forecast:
Tonight: Partly cloudy and less humid with a low of 58.
Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high of 80. Winds will come from the north-northwest at 10-13 mph.
Fenway Park Forecast (1:35 p.m. vs. Cleveland): Mostly sunny, 78.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy with a low of 58. Winds will come from the north-northwest at 4-7 mph.
Monday: Mostly sunny with increasing clouds starting in the late afternoon. We will see a high of 80.
Monday night: Cloudy with isolated showers by 3 a.m. and a low of 61.
Tuesday: Cloudy with scattered showers by mid-morning. We will see a high of 83.
Tuesday night: Isolated showers end by 9 p.m. but skies will remain cloudy. We will have a low near 65.
Wednesday: Cloudy with showers arriving by the start of the morning commute. Highs 80-83, lows 63-66.
Thursday: Showers end around 2 a.m. Rain/thunderstorms start around 2 p.m. Highs 77-80, lows 60-63.
Friday: Precipitation ends around 9 a.m. with partly to mostly sunny skies. Highs 74-77, lows 60-63.
Saturday: Mostly sunny skies and slightly cooler. Highs 71-74, lows 60-63.