06/02/2023, 8:05 am EDT

BGE 5-Day Weather Alert

Highlight: Forecast improves. Cancel alerts! Admin: Annual vacation, out of office June 3-10. Yesterday’s almanac…High 87 Low 54 Friday…FORECAST IMPROVES! Becoming mostly sunny and hot. 40% chance of a few showers across northern service area late day/early evening. Scattered overnight showers likely. No thunderstorms. Rainfall is very slight. Light northeast to variable wind. High 93. Low 65. Saturday…FORECAST IMPROVES! Mostly cloudy, slight chance of a shower. Partly cloudy at night. Wind east to northeast and increasing to 12-22 mph with a few gusts to 30 mph afternoon diminishing at night. High 70. Low 53. Sunday…Mostly sunny. Wind north 7-15 mph. High 75. Low 55. Monday…Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a night shower. Wind becomes light southwesterly. High 83. Low 60. Tuesday…Partly cloudy, cooler. Wind north 8-18 mph with a few gusts to 30 mph. High 75. Low 53. Alerts…Alerts are canceled. Medium range… Days 6-10: -3.0. 70% of normal precipitation. Days 11-15: -2.0. 90% of normal precipitation. Normal: High 80 Low 58 Palmer drought severity index…The updated weekly PDSI is now -3.09 which is drier than normal. The rainfall needed to neutralize the dryness is 8.14 in. The trend continues drier, and an impressive drought has developed.