For the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, climate forecasters are predicting various climate patterns throughout areas of the U.S.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial begin to summer season for folks throughout the U.S., and climate forecasts are an integral half to the weekend planning.
According to AccuWeather forecasters, dry and heat climate is predicted throughout areas within the Northeast in addition to components of the west coast. Earlier this week a extreme storm system impacted components of Michigan, inflicting flooding rain and dam failures. This identical storm system is at present shifting over areas within the Northeast however is predicted to maneuver previous earlier than Memorial Day.
“The slow-moving storm threatening North Carolina and Virginia with flooding is expected to crawl northward and spoil the start of the holiday weekend in the mid-Atlantic and southern New England with showers and thunderstorms,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski stated. “However, drier weather will dominate for Sunday and Memorial Day.”
AccuWeather forecasters are predicting temperatures within the 70s for the upcoming vacation in areas like New York and New England. According to National Weather Service meteorologist Tim Morrin, Saturday, Sunday and Monday are anticipated to deliver “summer-like conditions,” in New York City.
Forecasters are predicting an identical scenario for California with primarily heat and dry climate.
According to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Samuhel, California will begin the weekend with near-normal temperatures, however “then build to 5-10 degrees above normal” by Memorial Day.
In Los Angeles, temperatures may attain 90 levels for Monday, whereas areas within the Central Valley may hit the 100-degree mark.
While climate alongside the coasts is predicted to permit for out of doors actions for Memorial Day, the scenario is far completely different in areas throughout the Southeast and Great Plains.
According to AccuWeather forecasters, temperatures are anticipated to be within the 80s to 90s for states like Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Despite the excessive temperatures, the humid air throughout the Great Plains is more likely to trigger extreme thunderstorms in North Dakota, Nebraska and even components of Texas.
“With a strong cold front moving into the warmth and humidity that will have built up across the Plains, there is the potential for widespread severe thunderstorms on Sunday from Iowa to western Texas,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Jack Boston stated.
Boston added that whereas areas within the Great Plains ought to anticipate probably damaging storms, there can be phases of dry and hotter climate.
“There will still be plenty of dry time for people to get outside and enjoy some of their holiday weekend, with social distancing of course,” Boston stated.
Newsweek reached out to AccuWeather and The Weather Channel to touch upon the weekend’s forecast however didn’t obtain a response in time for publication.