Friday AM – Dry PatternAugust 16th, 2013 at 3:56 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
This is the high temperature map from Thurs. Lots of relatively cool air east of the Rockies until you get down to the Gulf. The high of 72 at Augusta Ga was 20 deg. cooler than average. Columbia SC and Asheville NC (high of 67 were both 16 deg. below average. So was Omaha, NE. On the other side of the coin, record daily high temps. were set at Brownsville (100) and San Antonio (102) Texas. At Eureka, California on the coast, record highs of 74 and 73 have been set the past 2 days (you don’t need air conditioning in Eureka). The overnight run of the European model keeps us dry through Thursday. The GFS has a chance of showers Thursday PM…so dry air rules over the next at least 6 days. Also, a 6.5 earthquake has hit New Zealand.