Good Monday morning to you! Some PM thunderstorms on Sunday brought some much-appreciated rain to parts of the area, and we'll be on the lookout for a few late-day storms again today. These storms will be triggered by a cold front, however, NOT TS Debby. Debby will keep lots of rain and the threat of tornadoes down along the Gulf coast today – but all we'll see is cloud cover.
Some of Debby's cirrus clouds are extending northward into our area this morning – and we'll keep those high clouds around today. Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies this morning and afternoon – with more clouds overhead the further south that you live. A cold front will move into our region from the north later today, and this will trigger a few storms for the late-afternoon and evening hours. Not everyone will get wet, but any storm could bring heavy rain and lots of lightning. A stronger storm or two will be capable of producing hail and gusty winds, too.
Behind the front, very strong high pressure will settle in for the week. This high pressure will keep Debby suppressed to our south, so we won't be seeing any rain from that system. The NHC track takes Debby over the Florida panhandle by mid/late week – then most of the models show Debby drifting over northern FL before heading northeast along the US coast. To get the latest info from the National Hurricane Center, click here.
Tomorrow will be a really nice day! We'll see humidity levels drop substantially, so it will be very comfortable outside. Highs will be a bit below-normal, in the low to mid 80s, under mostly sunny skies. We'll keep the pleasant conditions through mid-week, with comfy humidity and normal highs on Wednesday.
We'll stay sunny and dry for the end of the week, but the humidity will return and temps will go WAY up. We'll be approaching triple-digits in the Upstate by Friday and Saturday, while Mountain highs those days will be in the low to mid 90s.