Dry and Sunny for Memorial Day WeekendMay 25th, 2013 at 9:28 am by Jeff Edmondson WAVY under Weather
With 3 days of rain it is nice to finally dry out. 3.6″ fell in Chesapeake and over 5″ fell in Williamsburg. This recent rain brings us back to average for the year. Now as we go in to this weekend it is time to dry out.
That departing storm system will leave us with an unusually cool and windy day for late May. Having such a powerful cold front move through this time of year is a little more unusual since there isn’t typically as much cold air in Canada this time of year. The sunshine will gradually help us warm up over the next few days.
The wind speeds should decrease this afternoon and especially overnight tonight. With calm winds and clear skies we will likely see our lows in the 40s again by tomorrow morning.With a calmer wind and mostly sunny skies we should be able to warm up to the low-70s tomorrow.
If you are going to be outside at any of the festivals. (Umoja, Pungo Strawberry Festival or the Beach) We should have sunshine. For surfers, there won’t be much surf this weekend and the water temperatures will stay cool until sometime next week when they will warm back up to the low-60s.
A few clouds are possible for Memorial Day, highs will be near 77 for Monday.
Enjoy your weekend!
Meteorologist Jeff Edmondson