Strong high pressure over Bermuda is pulling moisture in. A trough has set up to our west. This is working to squeeze out the moisture, like wringing out a wet t-shirt.
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Saturday – FLASH FLOOD WATCH – Heavy Rain & Possible Thunderstorms, High 81
7 am 69 . 10 am 76 . 1 pm 80 . 4 pm 81 . 7 pm 79 . 10 pm 74
Another cloudy and very wet day! Moisture will still be surging out of the Gulf of Mexico like a broken fire hydrant.
How much rain will we get, and when? We aren’t sure. There is disagreement between weather models where the center of the rain will be. The GFS pours it on top of us. Here is the GFS model Saturday 7 PM:
The NAM and Canadian weather models put us on the edge of the most intense rain, with the bulk of it passing to our east. Here is the Hi-Res NAM model Saturday 4 PM:
Sunday – FLASH FLOOD WATCH Until 7 a.m. – Showers & Thunderstorms Ending, High 85
7 am 69 . 10 am 79 . 1 pm 83 . 4 pm 85 . 7 pm 82 . 10 pm 76
Sunday should be the best day of the weekend. Leftover rain is possible in the morning, then rain should move out during the afternoon.
Between now and Sunday at 7 PM, we expect an additional 2″ to 4″. WPC (Weather Prediction Center) sends us 3″ of rain between Friday 7 AM and Sunday 7 PM:
Next Week – Back to Normal
Return to normal summer conditions — highs in the low 90s, chance of a pop-up thunderstorm.
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