The new week (July 24-30) ahead will be a much cooler one in comparison to last week where we actually had a heat wave. It was a brutally hot one but now we’ll get some very welcome relief this week.

Monday, July 24:  To begin the new week, rain and thunderstorms are possible, especially in the morning. Otherwise it will be a sticky and mostly cloudy day. It will also be a cooler one as air from Canada begins to enter the Northeast. Highs will be below average and only in the 70s.

Tuesday, July 25:  Another mostly cloudy day is appearing likely for our Tuesday. It will also be cool and not very summer-like. Humidity will be lower making the conditions more comfortable. There is still the isolated chance for a shower.

Wednesday, July 26:  High pressure will center itself overhead midweek, lowering the chance for rain to basically zero. I’m calling for mostly sunny skies and a high still in the upper 70s for Wednesday. This is definitely my pick of the week–it will be pretty much perfect!

Thursday, July 27:  Temperatures will climb back into the low 80s by the time Thursday arrives. The day will feature times of sun and clouds plus dry conditions, so this likely will be another great day like Wednesday to enjoy the great outdoors! You will notice humidity beginning to creep back up, however, ahead of Friday’s storm.

Friday, July 28:  By Friday, thunderstorms are likely, as a slow-moving cold front sags to the southeast, bringing rain and thunderstorms to the area for much of the day. There is also the potential for heavy rain–which we can actually use, because, believe it or not, rainfall this summer is a bit below average. It is still early in the game so this forecast may change, but we could be talking about the potential for over an inch of rainfall.

Saturday, July 29:  Friday’s storm should clear out on Saturday, just in time for the new weekend. It looks like it will be a gorgeous, summer day to near the very end of July, featuring mostly sunny skies and highs at average.

Sunday, July 30:  Expect more of the same weather as yesterday, with the nice, comfortable weather on Sunday with partly cloudy skies in the forecast for now.

Jackson Dill is a Wilton High School rising senior who started the website, Jackson’s Weather. His 7-day forecast will appear each Monday on GOOD Morning Wilton. Visit Jackson’s Weather to find out any changes in the forecast. You can also follow him on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram @JacksonsWeather for around-the-clock updates.