Heat and humidity persists for Wednesday, then a cold front moves through offering a break
Hot and humid Wednesday
The heat and humidity will persist into Wednesday with temperatures in the 80s throughout the state with dew points in the 60s. Southern regions should expect to see temperatures in the upper 80s, while the immediate coast, Downeast and areas north and west will see mainly low 80s. Dew points will range from the low 60s north to low 70s south. As always, stay hydrated and cool tomorrow, especially those in southern regions. There’s a chance for showers and isolated thunderstorms as a cold front passes during the afternoon hours.
Overnight, temperatures will drop into the 60s throughout most of the state with a few 50s in northern regions. Skies will be mostly clear overnight.
A break from the humidity for the rest of the week!
After the cold front moves through, drier air will begin to make its way into the region. Dew points will drop into the 50s in northern regions of the state and low 60s in southern regions By the end of the week, most of the state will see dew points in the 50s. A warm and dry weekend is in store for the state.
The hot weather will also take a break, with temperatures cooling down into the upper 70s and low 80s for the weekend. Thursday and Friday will still reach the mid 80s in mainly southern regions, but at least it will be comfortable with little humidity.
A shortwave will pass on Thursday, which may spawn a few isolated showers or storms. Otherwise, high pressure will move in for the weekend, so make sure to get out and enjoy it!
Next chance of rain: early next week
High pressure moves out of the region on Monday, as a cold front approaches from the west. Showers and storms are likely along the front as it passes during the day Monday and into Monday night. A few showers may linger into Tuesday, but most of the rain will occur on Monday and Monday night.
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