No signs of summer-like warmth in our forecast

After a warm stretch in the middle of this month, we are back into relatively cool and wet weather pattern in Connecticut. Unfortunately, there is no sign of a big warm-up heading our way in the next 8-10 days. This week will feature a couple of chances for showers/storms between Tuesday and Friday. The best bets for rain are late Tuesday night, Wednesday evening, and again Friday afternoon/evening.

fc setup one time No signs of summer like warmth in our forecast

The culprit for all of this cool and unsettled weather is an upper-level disturbance over central Canada. The threats of rain/thunder in the Northeast will come as spokes of energy rotate around it this week. The best we can hope for between Tuesday and Friday is for seasonable warmth, with highs in the low to mid 70s. It looks like there is a better chance of seeing those temperatures Wednesday through Friday. Tuesday will be a bit cooler.

The upcoming weekend does not look great by early-June standards. It’s early, but we expect Saturday to be dry, and rain is possible on Sunday. A slow-moving storm could keep it unsettled early next week. The temperature will stay at or below normal through the middle of next week. In fact, it could be quite cool with temperatures in the 50s/60s early next week if we get steady rain.

It’s still too early to think that this damp/cool weather pattern will persist through the summer. Usually, what goes around comes around, so there is a reasonable chance that the weather pattern will flip to something warmer and drier by mid to late June. The European computer model shows relatively cool weather through the first week of June before warmer weather arrives.

eps t2m 168h ma 2 No signs of summer like warmth in our forecast

eps t2m 168h ma 4 No signs of summer like warmth in our forecast

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s