Let It Rain!June 12th, 2014 at 8:44 am by Jeremy Wheeler under Weather
Finally, we got some rain over parts of the area. It wasn’t everywhere yesterday, but some heavy rain fell over many of our inland locations. Here was the view at 5pm:
The inland locations picked up about a half inch of rain, but it was only sprinkles near the coast.
My weather watcher, Mike in Whaleyville, said he picked up over 2″. I had some very light rain at my house. Jan in Reedville had a nice 0,8″. She was grateful. The storms formed as a back door cold front moved in during the early afternoon. That stabilized cities near the coast, and that’s why there wasn’t as much rain there. The boundary has since lifted north as a warm front and the super moist flow out of the south has resumed. So today we will see a higher chance for rain along with more clouds.
Due to the clouds and fog, temperatures should only rise to the mid 80s. This after starting with temps in the mid-upper 70s. Dew points are in the low 70s. That is almost tropical. Our winds today will be out of the southeast at 8-12mph. By tonight the rain should taper off. There will only be a few spotty showers. Tomorrow we’ll see more clouds, showers, and storms. However, the models back off of the rain later in the day. The upper level trough should have moved through by that time. So we should begin to dry out a bit. After a stray shower very early on Saturday morning, we should see some nice weather for the rest of the day. That’s a new trend from the recent computer models. Sunday is looking good for Father’s Day. We’ll see partly sunny skies this weekend with highs in the 80s. I’ve dried out Monday’s forecast, but some scattered afternoon thunderstorms will continue Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
Meteorologist: Jeremy Wheeler