Isaias Moves on Leaving Cooler Temperatures Behind, Rain in Northeast


Isaias has moved into southeastern Canada as a post-tropical cyclone, leaving behind cooler temperatures in the Northeast, Rain in the Northeast and a wind advisory for Maine; plus, severe weather alert for central US.

Cooler temperatures for the Northeast

Steered by a cooler air mass, Isaias has pushed into southeastern Canada as a post-tropical cyclone. Isaias will leave behind cooler than normal temperatures on Wednesday with highs only into the upper 70s in many parts of the upper Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-South and mid-Atlantic, while temperatures will be in the upper 80s to 90 degrees along the East Coast.

Remnant of Isaias to affect Northeast, Maine wind advisory

Some remnants of Isaias will be felt in northern Ohio, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, bringing rain and thunderstorms. There is a wind advisory for northern Maine through early Wednesday.

The National Weather Service in Caribou, Maine tweeted: “We are seeing numerous reports of Gusty Winds 35-45mph within Showers & behind the precipitation. We could see gusts as high as 50mph. This may cause downed trees on power lines.”

Severe weather warning for parts of West, upper Midwest

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of the West and upper Midwest on Wednesday. Heavy rain and severe weather is possible for northeastern Colorado, southeastern Wyoming, Southwestern Nebraska and Northwestern Kansas.

Today’s US forecast: August 5, 2020

West: San Francisco 64, windy; Los Angeles 79, partly cloudy; Reno 91, sunny; Las Vegas 105, sunny; Salt Lake City 99, mostly sunny; Denver 90, thunderstorms.

Northwest & Northern Rockies: Seattle 80, mostly sunny; Medford 89, mostly sunny; Boise 95, mostly sunny; Cut Bank 89, sunny; Billings 92, mostly sunny; Minot 80, partly cloudy; Rapid City 85, sunny.

Southwest: Phoenix 111, sunny; Albuquerque 95, partly cloudy; El Paso 102, mostly sunny; San Antonio 100, partly cloudy; Brownsville 92, partly cloudy.

Central & Upper Midwest: Lubbock 101, mostly sunny; Dallas 94, partly cloudy; Oklahoma City 84, rain; Kansas City 80, partly cloudy; Minneapolis 77, partly cloudy.

Ohio Valley: Chicago 78, partly cloudy; St. Louis 78, mostly sunny; Detroit 76, mostly sunny; Cincinnati 79, partly cloudy.

South: Houston 95, thunderstorms; New Orleans 93, mostly sunny; Memphis 84, mostly sunny; Atlanta 86, thunderstorms; Charlotte 89, thunderstorms; Jacksonville 92, thunderstorm; Tampa 93, thunderstorms; Miami 87, thunderstorms.

East: Norfolk 90, thunderstorm; Washington, D.C. 87, mostly sunny; Buffalo 73, partly cloudy; New York City 89, sunny; Boston 90, mostly sunny; caribou 83, partly cloudy.