Weather: Same Old StoryBy Efren Gutierrez
STAFF METEOROLOGIST -- So another uneventful weekend is again upon us. The next few days begin another cycle of partly sunny skies followed by cloudiness as a small disturbance moves across the area. The clear skies seen yesterday will continue on into today and tomorrow as winds will bring mild air from the west.
However, a low that is currently over the Midwest will continue to move eastward in our direction. It will begin to affect the area late Saturday night and into Sunday. Unlike the winter storms which have affected the area recently, this storm has less moisture as it is following a horizontal jet stream.
The jet stream dictates the track of storms, and changes in the jet stream will divert storm paths. The jet stream is currently running nearly west-east. This does not allow the low pressure to move up the East Coast in order to gain both moisture and intensity.
After Sunday, a quiet weather pattern will continue with more sunny skies for the beginning half of the week. The moral of the forecast is: have fun on Saturday, study on Sunday.
Today: Partly cloudy skies with winds from the northwest at 10 mph. High of 45ºF (7ºC).
Tonight: Clearing skies. Low 32ºF (0ºC).
Saturday: Continuing partly cloudy skies. High in the low 40s F (4-6°C) .
Saturday Night: Chance of light snow flurries; otherwise cloudy skies. Low in the low 30s F (-1 to 1°C).
Sunday: Clearing skies with a brief warmup. High in the upper 30s F (2-4°C).