It was cold Monday morning! Lows in most places fell into the 20s & 30s, including the Champlain Valley. Essex county Vermont had a widespread frost signifying the end of the growing season. Frost was more patchy and isolated everywhere else. Monday turned out to be a pretty decent day with highs in the 60s but we watched clouds get thicker as the day went on. A round of showers will move across the northeast overnight and linger through early Tuesday. Overnight lows will be 15-20° warmer Monday night compared to the weekend; no frost!
Tuesday, rain will hang around a bit during the morning but we should gradually clear out as morning turns into afternoon. Rain won't add up to much, most get around .1" - .3"; we could use a lot more! Highs will be pleasant, reaching into the upper 60s & low 70s. We'll stay dry and quiet on Wednesday, it'll be the flawless day of the week under mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s; overnight lows will be near 50°.
Thursday through early next week we get slightly unsettled. A sluggish area of low pressure will meander around the northeast. It'll be responsible for periods of clouds and showers through Sunday and Monday. It won't be raining all day or all the time and we're not looking at any major soakers. An early estimate at 5-day rain totals Thursday to Monday is about .5"-.1". That's not much when it's spread across multiple days. Meanwhile, temperatures each day will be pretty much the same with highs in the upper 60s and lows near 50°. There is a chance at Sunday and Monday trend dry, it all depends on where the low is at that point. Given that it's going to be left on it's own, it won't be steered by the jet stream, it's exact location is difficult to say at. For now, I'm leaving in a few showers and lingering clouds.
Have a great week!
-Meteorologist Sean Parker
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