Tuesday AM Blog: Mild temperatures with thunderstorms back in the forecast

Good Tuesday morning!  I hope your week is going great so far.  Mine has been pretty good.  I got up early to head to school with my son for the Donuts with Dad’s thing they had going on.  I can’t believe his kindergarten year is coming to a close.  Christian will be 6 years old here in a little over a month.

I sat out on the back deck and drank a little coffee and enjoyed the nice spring morning.  It was a cool crisp spring morning with the dew across the area.  However, it will turn out to be a great afternoon.  Not much is popping up on the radar below.

We do have a weak wave passing by to our south.  This will fire off a random shower later today, mainly in our southern counties.  Besides that, temperatures look great as we should make it into the upper 70s this afternoon.

Today

We will see much of the same on Wednesday.  Nice mild temperatures with a few pop up storms during the afternoon hours.  Our main system will work in on Thursday afternoon.  As a cold front works in, this will give us better chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Evening

This doesn’t scream severe weather by any means.  However, we could see a few strong to severe storms mainly along and south of I-44 during the afternoon hours.  The main threat at this time looks to be gusty winds and hail.  Of course I will keep my eyes on this.  Showers will continue into Thursday night and Friday as the colder air works south.

Remember the is the beginning of the active stretch of the Heady Pattern.  So for the next 3 weeks we will see numerous waves working through with big temperature swings and many shots for showers and thunderstorms.  I do think we have multiple severe weather shots over the next 3 weeks.  Also we can’t rule out a couple of freezes as well.  Check out my long range forecast below.

Doug

LONG RANGE FORECAST IS BELOW BASED OFF THE HEADY PATTERN:

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LONG RANGE FORECAST: Based off of the HP(Heady Pattern)

SLIGHT CHANCES:  MEAN IT IS A WEAKER SYSTEM THAT WILL GIVE US SCATTERED SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. 

IF I DON’T SAY SLIGHT:  THAT MEANS THIS IS A STRONGER SYSTEM THAT WILL GIVE US MUCH BETTER PRECIPITATION CHANCES.

Next Tuesday (7th):  Mild with thunderstorms.

Wednesday (8th):  Cooler and partly sunny.

Thursday (9th):  Cool and partly sunny.

Friday (10th):  Mild with slight chances for thunderstorms.

Saturday (11th):  Mild with slight chances for thunderstorms.

April 12th-18th:

We will start the week on the mild side with thunderstorm chances.  A cold front will drop through with this system dropping our temperatures for the middle of the week.  Mild temperatures return for the late in the week.  We will have slight chances for thunderstorms again by Saturday.

April 19th-25th:

A cool start to the week with rain chances on Sunday and Monday.  A warming trend the rest of the week with dry conditions.

April 26th-May 2nd:

Warm with slight chances for thunderstorms through the middle of the week.  Warming up the second half of the week and we should be mainly dry.

May 3rd-9th:

A warm start to the week with thunderstorm chances Tuesday through Thursday.  Staying warm and dry into the weekend.

May 10th-16th:

Warm with slight chances for thunderstorm to start the week.  This should be mainly a warm week with slight chances for thunderstorms again on Wednesday and Thursday.  Warm and dry into the weekend.

May 17th-23rd:

Warm with slight chances for thunderstorms to start the week.  Another system will give us thunderstorm chances on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

May 24th-30th:

Warm with thunderstorms, some severe to start the week.  Turning cooler for the middle of the week.  Warming right back up late in the week with thunderstorms returning.

May 31st-June 6th:

Warm with thunderstorms on Sunday.  Mild temperatures through the middle of the week with slight chances for thunderstorms by Wednesday and Thursday.

June 7th-13th:

A warm start to the week with slight chances for thunderstorms.  The rest of the week will be warm and dry.

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