A coastal low pressure will develop east of the region today, tracking north into New England on Friday while producing scattered showers and unseasonably cool temperatures east of NYC. More seasonable conditions will return into the area for Friday and especially on Saturday; a slow moving cold front will produce additional showers and thunderstorms on Sunday followed by a return to seasonable conditions for the first half of next week.
Wednesday, July 24 Observations:
A cold front moved through the area throughout the day, bringing in a much cooler air mass from the west. Partly sunny skies were generally observed with little to no precipitation accompanying the frontal passage. Temperatures were cooler west of NYC, peaking in the upper 70s to low 80s in northern NJ and SE NY, with the warmest temperatures in NYC and Long Island, peaking in the mid to upper 80s. Southern Connecticut reached the low to mid 80s for highs. The highest temperature was 88 degrees at JFK airport.