Thursday, July 26, 2007

More Mugginess


Warm, a little more humid. Under the influence of southeasterly to southerly breezes, temperatures have returned to the 90° range in the Washington metro area with National reaching at least 90° and Dulles 92°. Humidity levels have also been generally higher today, although mid afternoon dewpoint readings were only in the low 60s in most places. On radar, shower activity is widely scattered and generally confined to the mountains of West Virginia.

Tonight and Tomorrow

Warm, humid, slight chance of showers. There is a very slight chance of an isolated shower through this evening. Overnight lows will range from the low 70s downtown to the upper 60s in the 'burbs. Tomorrow will be much like today with a slight chance (20%) of afternoon or evening thundershowers and highs 88-92°.

For the outlook through the weekend and beyond with Larson's Long-Range, scroll on down to Josh's post below.

Tropical Topix

Palm Beach Post opinion columnist Frank Cerabino offered his take on the Proenza affair at the National Hurricane Center yesterday: "Complaining up a storm at the NOAA". Among his suggestions for improving the work environment:
"8 - 9 a.m. - Bagels, cage-free omelets made to order and fresh brewed Colombian coffee flown in daily on a hurricane hunter plane.
9 - 9:30 a.m. - Sharing time. Staffers swap stories about children, or discuss highlights of TV shows from the previous evening."

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