The high will hold for another day on Saturday, with high temperatures quite similar to Friday’s. Another disturbance will move across much of the eastern half of the country from Sunday. This will force another frontal boundary into and likely across the area Sunday afternoon and Sunday evening. There may be just enough moisture to favor scattered thunderstorms at this time as the front approaches. Humidity values will then drop by Tuesday. high temperatures will drop into the 80s across the region for the midweek period. The model’s guidance causes dewpoints to drop into the lower and mid 50s in the northern half of the area…meaning overnight lows could fall into the mid 50s.
Of course, there is Invest 98L in the Southern Caribbean that everyone is watching. Even the fastest guidance solutions keep it in the Caribbean until Monday evening, which would have no significant influence on our forecast until the end of the forecast period, which is Wednesday afternoon. The model solutions are significantly different from each other, among other things, so it would not be advisable to focus on any particular deterministic solution at this time. That being said, it is important to continue to monitor the official forecast for the next few days and beyond as confidence in the forecast increases.