Tuesday features good sun and a few clouds, with just the chance of a stray shower. An elevated risk of dangerous rip currents remains at the Atlantic beaches, and tidal flooding is likely through at least Tuesday morning at low-lying east coast locations. Highs on Tuesday will be mostly in the upper 80s.
Wednesday will see a few mostly afternoon showers on a day with a nice mix of sun and clouds. Wednesday’s highs will be mostly in the upper 80s.
Look for sun, clouds, and more showers (especially in the east coast metro area) on Thursday. Thursday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.
Friday will feature plenty of clouds and showers and storms in the afternoon. Friday’s highs will be in the mid 80s.
Saturday’s forecast includes lots of clouds, a bit of sun, and periods of showers and storms. Saturday’s highs will be in the mid to upper 80s.
Melissa is now a post-tropical cyclone. At midday on Monday, it was 405 miles south-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Melissa is expected to dissipate over the northern Atlantic in a day or so.
In the tropics, the wave in the eastern Atlantic is now Tropical Depression # 15. At 5 am Tuesday, it was located near 15.6 North, 20.9 West, about 210 miles east of the Cape Verde Islands. TD # 15 had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and was moving northwest at 12 miles per hour. It is forecast to become a tropical storm before reaching the islands later on Tuesday. Regardless, it will bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and the threat of mudslides.
Elsewhere, the wave In the central Atlantic has a low chance of developing before conditions become unfavorable starting on Wednesday. And the low now over portions of Central America has a low chance of developing after it emerges into the Bay of Campeche in a day or so. But this system is bringing heavy rain and the threat of mudslides to much of Central America.