Warm week ahead with chance of rain lingering
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Temperatures will be fitting for the season for the next few days, but keep an umbrella handy: A chance of showers and thunderstorms will linger throughout the workweek.
Sunday will be dry and warm, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s, said Brian Ciemnecki, meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Upton bureau. Sunday's lows will be in the upper 60s, with a chance of fog Sunday night.
Highs will increase on Monday to the low to mid-80s, with mostly sunny skies, he said. A chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will begin on Monday and continue through the rest of the week. Lows on Monday will be in the mid- to upper 60s.
Tuesday will be slightly warmer, with highs in the mid- to upper 80s, mostly sunny skies, and lows in the upper 60s to near 70.
Wednesday will also be in the mid- to upper 80s, with lows in the mid-60s, Ciemnecki said.
A cooling trend begins on Thursday and continues on Friday, with highs on both days only reaching into the mid- to upper 70s. Lows will be in the low to mid-60s on Thursday, and in the mid- to upper 60s on Friday.