I’m back with a forecast! This time, we’re headed off to the capital of Connecticut, the insurance capital of the world, Hartford!
At 1053AM, ET, Hartford was reporting a temperature of 63 degrees with clear skies. A strong late season dome of high pressure was allowing for one last burst of nearly summertime heat across the Eastern Seaboard. A sharp trough in the Plains suggested a change coming eventually, but a stronger jet in the north Pacific was the true vessel through which more seasonable conditions will arrive.
That sharper trough will become cut off and slow down, with a perturbation developing over time in the southeastern US. This trough ushered on by the strong jet moving into the Pacific Northwest will encourage the ridge in New England to begin moving eastward. Clouds will increase late on Monday, but the next two days will be quite pleasant for the Hartford area as an onshore flow brings north warmer oceanic air to the region, with the heavy rain and thunderstorms remaining around Atlanta through Monday. The change in flow brought about by the developing feature to the south will likely limit high temperatures on Monday, though it should still be warm.
Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, High 78, Low 47
Monday – Partly cloudy, becoming mostly cloudy late, High 75, Low 51
TWC: Tomorrow – Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 77, Low 47
Monday – More clouds than sun. High 73, Low 54
AW: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny and pleasantly warm High 75, Low 48
Monday – Mostly sunny and pleasantly warm High 72, Low 55
NWS: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, High 76, Low 49
Monday – Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, High 74, Low 54
WB: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, High 76, Low 49
Monday – Mostly sunny, High 71, Low 55
WN: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, High 76, Low 49
Monday – Partly cloudy, High 74, Low 54
FIO: Tomorrow – Partly cloudy starting overnight, continuing until evening. High 76, Low 50
Monday – Foggy in the morning. High 71, Low 54
Take a look at this satellite image with the big hole in clouds.