Canadian high pressure is finally in control throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas! As a result, skies have cleared, humidity has crashed, and temperatures are expected to run slightly below normal to end the week. The tranquil weather conditions will be interrupted this weekend with a threat for a few passing showers.
Today through tomorrow, high pressure will produce clear skies to scattered cloud cover. Winds will be from the northwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures this afternoon will rise into the lower to mid 80s for highs. Temperatures tomorrow will range from the lower to mid 60s for lows and lower to mid 80s for highs.
Saturday on through Tuesday, a series of weak low pressure systems will rotate through the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas producing widely scattered to isolated showers. The showers will be capable of a brief heavy downpour, however most locations will remain completely dry. Temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60s for lows and lower to mid 80s for highs through the period.