Weekend Update – Annoying Uncle Nestor
Much like that annoying uncle that shows up to a party unexpectedly and ruins everyone’s day ?… tropical storm Nestor has the potential to unexpectedly ruin our Sunday afternoon plans. ‘Uncle’ Nestor hasn’t confirmed that he’s coming, but it’s looking like the chances are increasing.
Tropical Storm Nestor formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and has been trending further north with its track. Our official forecast at the moment is similar to what the National Hurricane Center is showing. It keeps rain showers associated with Nestor just to our south on Sunday afternoon. But as you see from the second image below, the futurecast image for 1pm on Sunday has rain showers making their way into the Mid Hudson Valley.
So the potential exists for the afternoon hours on Sunday to be damp. The reason is that Nestor has become slightly stronger than projected, which will allow it push a bit further NW than originally expected. That said, the northern branch of the jet stream should help suppress the storm to ur south, and on out to sea. However… it’s a dynamic situation, and we’ll have to keep our eyes on it.
We will continue to monitor things through today and into tonight. But if you have plans for Sunday afternoon, you may want to have the increasing threat of Uncle Nestor making a surprise visit in the back of your mind.