Well technically summer is over from a meteorological standpoint, but from the unofficial end of summer we look to Labor Day. The hot and humid weather will continue through the rest of this week as a tropical like air mass sits over us. Below you can see the upper level pattern characterized by a trough out west and a ridge of high pressure over our area..
Now for you winter weather lovers, this is the exact pattern you DO NOT want during the winter for cold and snow. Anytime you get that trough near the west coast and into AK it rises pressures downstream to the east. In the summer that results in hot humid conditions, in the winter mild conditions. Will this be the pattern for the winter? Time will tell.
We get some relief as we head into the weekend where temps should drift back into the mid 80's. I do not see any sign yet of any blasts of fall weather on the horizon. Summer should want to hold on overall for some time.
By the way, just in case none of you have seen this check out the Pacific! Three typhoons at once!
Not going to see that too often let me tell you.
Thanks for checking in.