The humid air in place across New England shows no signs of relenting considerably in the foreseeable future. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean temperatures will be hot, and Monday is proof.
Clouds and a northeast wind are holding temperatures in the 70s even at the warmest time of the day.
Of course, the humid air does make for efficient rain production in any showers and downpours that develop. A weak storm system will drift northeast over New England later Monday through Tuesday. This will mean scattered downpours developing from south to north, Monday midday through Tuesday evening.
As showers develop from the south Monday, the far North Country will stay dry and sunny with highs in the 80s,
Scattered, recurring showers and downpours with areas of fog will roll in Monday night into Tuesday morning, slowly expanding north. Tuesday afternoon will see more downpours in Northern and Western New England while the Boston-Providence corridor starts drying out.
By Wednesday, a morning shower is possible but many communities dry out more appreciably. Increased sunshine boosts high temperatures near 90 with humid air bumping the heat index into the 90s.
The chance of afternoon thunder will build again Friday and Saturday afternoons with temperatures holding in the 80s in the Early Warning Weather 10-day forecast.