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Last updated on May 25, 2022 at 3:53 a.m.

4 things to know about the weather

  1. Sunshine challenge continues
  2. More dry than wet
  3. Stormy Friday
  4. Weekend improves with time

High pressure near Cape Cod will be the dominant weather feature for our area for the next two days. This is a “dirty high,” which means it is loaded with moist, not dry, air. The result will be generally dry weather, but with an abundance of cloud cover. And rain today or tomorrow would come in the form of drizzly periods, not downpours. The clouds will impact our ability to warm up.

Our average high is now pushing 80° but the clouds will keep most areas below 70° today and around 70° on Thursday. A Major storm taking shape over the Great Plains today will reach our area on Friday and have a lasting impact on Saturday too. This storm will be the key to unlocking the warmer air so temperatures next week will easily return to the mid/upper 80s at least.

Friday will be breezy and stormy from start to finish. Rain and thunderstorms are likely to impact almost every part of the day, and while the severe storm threat is low, there could be several periods of heavy rain. This storm will impact all of the I-95 corridor from North Carolina to New England so holiday travel will get off to an extremely slow start.

If you can move your travel plans to Thursday, go ahead and make that change now. The storm will be moving out to sea on Saturday, but there will still be plenty of rain that is wrapped up around the back side of the storm.

Saturday will not be a total washout, but there will likely be rain in the morning and scattered storms later in the afternoon.

With that storm gone, Sunday and Memorial Day will be much better days: sunshine with highs in the low/mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy, cool and damp. Mainly dry. Highs in the mid 60s to low 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with some light drizzle. Fog by sunrise. Lows in the upper 50s to low 60s.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy, milder and more humid. A few showers expected. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy, breezy and warmer. Rain and thunder likely. Locally heavy rain possible. Highs in the mid 70s to low 80s.

SATURDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy. Not a total washout, but scattered rain and thunderstorms expected. Highs in the mid 70s to low 80s.

NBC Storm Team 4

Doug Kammerer

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Lauryn Ricketts

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Chuck Bell

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Amelia Draper

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Somara Theodore

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Steve Prinzivalli

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