By: Stephen McCoy
After a full day of racing, we’ll end Memorial Day weekend with a pair of GT and GTS SprintX races in the Pirelli World Challenge series. A low pressure system currently causing heavy rain to the upper Mid-Atlantic region will move eastward into the Atlantic Ocean overnight into Monday. As it moves off the east coast, winds in New England will shift to the northeast, bringing cooler air into the region. Wind from this direction will undercut the warm air in the region from Sunday, causing some low cloud cover and cooler temperatures in the low 50’s to start the day. With winds in the upper levels from the northwest and winds in the lower levels from the west, expect partly cloudy conditions mid-day into the afternoon. As the low pressure system continues to move further into the Atlantic, look for winds to change direction, coming from the south and southwest in the afternoon. With the winds being light, don’t expect them to help warm up the region too much, as the high temperature will be in the low 70’s.
Doug Schneider, Scott Martin, and Stephen McCoy are race fans and meteorologists dedicated to providing accurate forecasts and timely weather updates at racing venues around the world. We forecast for IndyCar, Indy Lights, Pro Mazda, USF2000, IMSA, Blancpain World Challenge America, and World Endurance Championship, as well as major SCCA and NASA events.