A wave of low pressure will move through the region today, producing widespread showers and thunderstorms across the region capable of heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding. Seasonable conditions will return for Friday and Saturday as another weak cold front moves through, followed by a strong trough pattern settling over the region with below average temperatures continuing through the first two weeks of August.
Wednesday, July 31 Observations:
An upper level low continued to lift out of the region with a cool air mass slowly moving out, resulting in slightly warmer temperatures than Tuesday, although cloud cover was increased as well. High temperatures generally reached the upper 70s to low 80s inland and the low to mid 80s for the rest of the area. The highest temperature observed in the area was 84 degrees in Teterboro, NJ, and the coolest high was 79 degrees, tied across several locations.