Afternoon Weather Forecast, May 3rd, 2018

Weather

Today will be breezy with clouds and sunshine with a stray shower or thunderstorm. Within a thunderstorm, we could have some gusty winds and heavy downpours. Temperatures today will soar into the lower to mid 80s. We will flirt with breaking a record high temperature. Our record in Altoona for today’s date is 86 back in 1965. Tonight low temperatures will be in the lower to mid 60s. We will have variable cloudiness with showers and thunderstorms.

Friday will be a windy day as a cold front moves across the area. We will have variable cloudiness on Friday with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will begin to drop on Friday. We will have high temperatures on Friday in the lower to mid 70s. Friday night we will have a few lingering showers but the clouds will begin to break. Our low temperatures on Friday will be in the lower to mid 50s.

Saturday there will be a partly sunny sky and it will be a seasonable day. There is a system to our south that could bring in a few showers across the southern tier but at this point it looks dry. Our high temperatures on Saturday will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Saturday night our low temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40s with a partially clear sky.

Sunday there will be times of clouds and sunshine. Southern counties again could see some showers on Sunday from that system to our south. It will be another comfortable day with high temperatures in the mid to upper 60s.

Monday at this time looks dry with more clouds compared to sunshine. A weak disturbance will try to move in from the west. We will have a better idea as the week goes on but we could see some showers on Monday. Keep up to date as the days draw nearer. Our high temperatures on Monday will be in the mid to upper 60s. Monday night we will have a partly cloudy sky with low temperatures in the mid to upper 40s.

Tuesday a ridge of high pressure will move in. This will bring us a mostly sunny sky. Our high temperatures on Tuesday will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Wednesday we will have sunshine mixing in with some clouds. Our high temperature will be in the lower to mid 70s. This week will be breezy, but next week looks calmer with not too many chances of rainfall until later in the week. The rest of next week high temperatures will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. 

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