Storm Could Bring Showers This Weekend | NBC Connecticut

Storm Could Bring Showers This Weekend



    Comfortable levels of humidity are here to stick around for quite a while, but the weather will remain unsettled.

    Increasing clouds are expected this afternoon and there can be an isolated shower or storm. Temperatures will peak in the mid-80s.

    Tomorrow features tons of sunshine as high pressure noses into the region from the northwest. High temperatures will be in the lower-80s and the air will be exceptionally dry.

    Clouds increase on Friday as a warm front will be to the south and a storm will be getting its act together over the Virginias.

    Temperatures will be stuck in the upper-70s to near 80 degrees. This weekend is a different story as a storm picks up steam off the Carolina coast.

    The storm will track to the north and east, likely passing pretty close to Nantucket. This means an abundance of clouds for both Saturday and Sunday.

    Additionally, rain is possible. Saturday looks dry early on but rain inches closer, especially in southern Connecticut, as the storm nears later in the day. Sunday looks mainly cloudy.

    Temperatures both days this weekend will be stuck in the 70s to near 80 degrees with the storm nearby.

    Coastal storms aren’t typical in the summer months but they happen occasionally. The jet stream currently has plenty of kinks in it; therefore, the pattern is favorable for a storm such as the one that is expected this weekend.

    Beyond this weekend, the weather pattern remains unsettled.
    A lull between storms likely arrives on Monday, meaning lots of sunshine and temperatures in the 80s. However, given the jet stream continues to have plenty of troughs and ridges, another storm is possible Tuesday into Wednesday.

    Some indications are the storm in the middle part of next week tracks to the west of Connecticut, which would mean very moist air flows into Connecticut. Storms would be possible in that scenario.

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