High pressure and drier air keep rain chances low on Monday

Posted at 12:40 PM, Aug 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-23 11:06:11-04

A combination of high pressure, dry air, and Saharan dust will limit rainfall over the next few days.

Saharan dust will continue to sit overhead, limiting rainfall.

However, any storms that forms inland during the late afternoon/evening, could be on the stronger side.

By Thursday, rain chances start to increase as an upper-level system approaches the peninsula.

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In the tropics:

Tropical storm Henri has slowed down over southwestern Rhode Island

Strong gusty winds and flooding rains will continue across portions of the NE United States

A Tropical storm warning is in effect for East Rockway Inlet, New York to Chatham, MA

Henri is moving NW at 9 mph and has max winds of 50 mph.

There is a tropical wave in the Atlantic near the Azores that has a 10% chance of developing.