Every season except summer gets shorter sign of trouble for people and environment
Temperatures are forecast to rise into the 90s by Saturday. for millions along the densely populated Interstate 95 corridor from Richmond to Boston. Scorching temperatures – about 20 degrees above normal – combined with moderately high humidity increases risk of heat- comorbid disease.
When heat peaks on Saturday, scores of daily record peaks are predicted; Little locations in Northeast could register its highest temperature ever seen in May and their hottest weather recorded so early in calendar year. Some locations in inner northeast could see temperatures higher than they usually see throughout the summer.
Heat advice in effect for lot of Acela Corridor in northeast, including Philadelphia, Newark, parts of subway New York, Hartford, Connecticut, Providence, Rhode Island, and Boston, where heat indices – reflective how it feels hot in in air temperature and humidity can range from 100 to 105 degrees. This is first heat recommendations issued during the month of May National Weather Service in dating in new york back until at least 2006; the same true for Boston office.
hot weather matches with a busy weekend for outdoor activities, including many college admissions and 147th run of Preliminary rates in Baltimore where record highs in mid to upper 90s expected.
first instance of surplus heat often the most dangerous because people not yet accustomed to high temperatures. outdoor workers, the elderly, young children and people without access to air-conditioning most vulnerable to heat- comorbid disease.
“A sudden start of hot temperatures early in season after a relatively cool spring brings increased risk of heat disease unless proper precautions are taken,” the National Weather Service, which serves Washington and Baltimore, wrote. in a special statement. “Shift strenuous activity into the early morning or evening. Plan to wear light and loose clothing and seek shade from the sun. Plan frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments”.
Washington may see the hottest May weather in at least a decade on Saturday
A staggering 125 million Americans are expected to experience temperature above 90 degrees in in next a few days. Already heat collected in the southern United States, product of sinking air, high pressure and “zoned” west-to-east jet stream that allows hot temperatures build to the north.
Parts of Central Texas made it’s over 105 degrees on Thursdays and the mid-to-upper 90s were all over the South. Dallas experiences the hottest May yet on record so far, and Abilene saw record amount of 100-degree days within a month. San Antonio has jagged more 100 degree days in May than it was in completeness of last summer.
Now air flow forward of strip of low pressure approaching from the Midwest and the Ohio Valley, allow sudden rise in temperature up East Coast, with 90s from the Gulf Coast of Florida to northern Vermont and the Canadian border.
heat will culminate on Saturday before we were transferred to the nearest Interstate 95 corridor ahead. of cold front on Sunday. By Monday, it will be a maximum of 15-20 degrees colder – more proportionate with seasonal norms – will return.
Monthly entries in danger in New England
91-degree high predicted for Boston for Saturday and 94 degrees on Sunday. But just several miles deep in Merrimack Valley, the highs may climb in the early 90s. Is not out of the question is with westerly winds and slopes air, one or two locations maybe nick 100 degrees. Descent is a process in which air descend from high to low one compresses and warms, dries out and heating up further.
This is probably net a record in Boston for Sunday where current number of strokes 93 degrees, set in 1959.
Hartford is expected hit 97 or 98 degrees on Saturday and 96 on Sunday. This will break daily records if implemented and jeopardize the all-time monthly income. record of 99, last set in 2010. Medium high for from mid to late May is 73 degrees.
[This weekend] Significant early season #summer #heat and humidity arrives this weekend with heat index values of 95-102F on both days. Heat Bulletins Released for most locations away from the coast. Night lows on Sat will be struggle fall below 70. #MAwx #RIwx #CTwx rice.twitter.com/WZGoJZhT2C
— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) May 20, 2022
Average high temperatures during the month of May in Hartford has risen 1.5 degrees since 1950, and 90-degree days are almost twice in the form of a common human-reinforcedcaused changing of the climate.
Worcester, Massachusetts has to ruin its monthly record two days in line. Since the start of accounting in 1892, g. city did not rise above 94 for a month of May. It is predicted that hit 97 on Saturday and 97 on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the New York subway area see ups climb early 90s just west of in city on Saturday and Sunday. Central Park can oscillate around 91 degrees, shy of records 93 and 96 for Saturday and Sunday respectively, which have stood since 1996.
Mid-Atlantic, southeast to sizzle
In DC high of 94 is predicted for Friday and 96 on Saturday. Sunday will be cooler in lower 90s. Saturday Reading Can Get Hooked record and, if it reaches 97 degrees, becomes the hottest observed temperature. in DC so early in in year.
Philadelphia also has a strong chance break it down record of 95 Saturday.
More than 90s are expected in the southeast. on Friday, with multiple 100 degree readings possible in downtown North Carolina. Even on the beaches of Wilmington, North Carolina, temperatures can reach 95 degrees. Middle to older age 90 will fill the majority of Coastal states of the Gulf of Mexico and reach all way west to Texas.
Finally, the temperature drop after this weekend, when a strong cold front sweeps through region.
The same front brings snow to Denver after a day when the temperature reached 90 degrees and caused areas to appear. of serious thunderstorms across the central United States.
Signs point to renewed warming up in the middle of next week.
Jason Samenow contributed to this report.