May 5, 2016 11:03 PM
NH1 Weather Insider with Joe Joyce: May 6, 2016
NH1 Chief Meteorologist
What a week...Tons of clouds and close to 1" of rain has fallen since last Sunday. Temperatures running below the average of 65 degrees for early May. Friday looks like the best day of the week so far! Skies will be Mostly cloudy to Partly sunny. Brighter skies will be found inland where highs will be climbing into the 60's. Lebanon has a chance of near 70 with any good amount of sunshine. So a milder day is expected compared to the cool temperatures this week. Temps will still remain in the 50's at the coast with more clouds, and cool onshore wind.
Meanwhile, as we bask in the improved weather over us today, Another low will be gathering across the mid-Atlantic states and could spread rain into Southern New England later Friday afternoon. A few light showers may break off and push into NH Friday night and Saturday. The low will weaken and fall apart over us Saturday, but the clouds will have spread back into the region to start the weekend & remain. We will also have to watch for the risk of a periodic stray shower Saturday but most of Saturday will be dry. Highs will be mostly be in the upper 50's and lwr 60's this weekend....so a slightly milder feel to the air.
Mother's day will be another day with changeable weather. A cold front will sweep through with a few more showers. It looks like the best timing will be 9 AM until 1 PM for showers Sunday. Skies will be cloudy, but there is a chance for some breaking afternoon sunshine after 3 PM behind the front. Behind this front will be a flood of slightly cooler dry air. But the sunshine and land breeze will help to warm temperatures quickly into the 60's. An upper level ridge will be shifting east and temperatures will be climbing into the to near 70 Tuesday. Unfortunately, that ridging will not stick. A trough will be returning to the pattern for the Northeast, with a return to slightly cooler temperatures. There will be a chance of showers for the midweek. This trough could linger in the northeast through May 20th. The struggle for warmth continues for the rest of month of May likely.