Heat Dome setting up by the weekend

Higher pressure from the north has kept things pretty dry and mild through much of this week. This pattern will change over the weekend as high pressure moves east, across the eastern seaboard. This high pressure is sometimes known as a “Bermuda High” and has all the stickiness you’d expect the name implies. The other pattern change will be what is termed a “Return Flow”. This is when higher pressure acts as a pumping mechanism, pumping moisture out of the Gulf of Mexico into our region. Whatever you want to call it, get ready for some uncomfortable conditions by late this…