THURSDAY WEATHER BRIEFING

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Good morning!

More sunny and warm weather today….what a shock!

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The weather is great but of course we need rain. The latest drought monitor shows a growing area of “abnormally dry” conditions:

DROUGHT

FRIDAY/WEEKEND:

The forecast remains a dry one although I think there will be more clouds. The system that will bring blustery and rainy weather to the Carolinas and parts of the mid-Atlantic region will spread rain perhaps as far north as I-70 Saturday:

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The latest European model actually bring showers into the Valley Sunday. Not ready to bite on that yet but it certainly is worth watching.

ECLIPSE: 

Have a look at this video that I posted last evening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1sUdsNA3j8

Latest models are showing at least SOME clouds Sunday evening. Worst case scenario of a thick overcast is on the table but perhaps not the most likely situation yet.

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WEATHER FOR WEATHER GEEKS: 

This evening’s video will take a more in-depth look at the weekend and the forecast challenged for next week.