Sunny and Mild

2015-04-13 06:28:12.000 – Ryan Knapp, Weather Observer/Staff Meteorologist


If one had to summarize Monday in three words it would be “sunny and mild.” While these three words will be departing our vocabulary a bit Monday night into Tuesday, they will be returning to the region for the midweek. High pressure, which will be providing the fair weather on Monday, will be sliding offshore heading into Monday night as a low approaches to our northwest. As the low passes to our north, it will be dragging a trailing weak cold front with it, which will approach from the west. As this front passes, it will bring some light rain showers to the lower elevations Monday night into Tuesday. For higher elevations, rain will be seen at the start, however some peaks may see a wintry mix on Tuesday as a secondary cold front swings through. As the front exits, high pressure will be rebuilding from the west for Wednesday and Thursday bringing a return of spring-like conditions and those three magical words – sunny and mild. Looking further ahead though, unsettled weather will then be returning as we head into the weekend.

Mount Washington sunrise on April 13, 2015The view at the start of the sunny and mild Monday.
06Z GFS model for MondayMonday – High pressure exiting and a cold front approaching from the west.
06Z GFS model for TuesdayTuesday – A cold front and associated rain showers sweep through the East.
06Z GFS model for WednesdayWednesday – High pressure returns and with it, sunny and mild conditions.


Ryan Knapp, Weather Observer/Staff Meteorologist

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