The Heat Is On...

After some notably cool May morning temperatures, it's time to ratchet up the sizzle and head to the pool. A couple of days of near heat wave weather comes to town.

Good Thursday morning to one and all!

After a lackluster May in terms of heat (we've just come off a multi-day stretch of 10 degrees below normal temperatures), we'll more than make up for it to finish off the month.

It's about time to be able to drag that one out :-)

Whenever there's a good are of high pressure to our southeast and a strong storm system to our west, it's a good recipe for heat. This is precisely what we've got overhead today. Here's the surface map:

HPC - Surface Map - Thursday

The good news is that we don't have to worry about rain-- but that can also be bad news in such heat. We're going to finish the month near 3" below average, which is not good for the plants out there. With temperatures near 90 the next three days (with the low 90s possible everywhere today), you and your lawn will have to find ways to beat the heat.

That storm system out west will eventually make it's way here, and with it will come some needed showers and (perhaps un-needed) thunderstorms.

HPC - Projected Rainfall Totals - Through Monday

Just about all of that is lurking for our weekend's weather. It'll be cooler though...

Regional Radar/Satellite with Warnings Tracking

Accuweather Radar

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Have a great day everyone!

-B

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