It was certainly a summer-like day yesterday as highs fell just shy of 90 degrees in many inland towns.  Along the coast, we hit the lower 80s before the sea breeze took over, but still a good day at the beach overall. 

Today, we won’t be as hot, nor as dry.  We’ve even seen a few early morning showers, however, most scattered showers and storms we get will be from midday, through the afternoon.  The highest risk of storms follows where humidity and instability will be the highest, and that’ll be across Southeast Mass.  A few storms could contain gusty winds and small hail, so we’ll keep an eye of things later today.

Also, along the National Seashore of Cape Cod and the south coast of New England, including the south and east coastlines of the Islands, we do run a moderate to high risk of rip currents and seas 5-8feet.  All thanks to Tropical Storm Bertha, which is east of us and moving away. 

Humidity plunges tonight and Thursday, however, sunshine Thursday morning yields to building clouds and a few thunderstorms that pop up.  Most times, once the humidity clears out, we lower the threat of rain.  However, an anomosly cold pocket of air aloft moves over us tomorrow, creating the instability needed to pop those storms.

That cold pocket moderates Friday and high pressure builds in over the weekend.  The weekend forecast still looks great!

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