It may have been a gloomy start to the day with clouds
and fog, but it sure was a steamy afternoon.
Highs today ranged from the upper 80s to 90 degrees.
If you don't like today's heat & humidity, there is
good news in the extended forecast.
It's warm this evening with temperatures mainly in
the 80s, but look at these dew points.
in the 70s.
That is tropical! So the very warm air temperatures
combined with these very soupy dew points is making
it feel much warmer.
Heat index values are well into the 90s, even a few
at or near 100 degrees.
A few showers and thunderstorms have popped to our
west and northwest.
These are associated with a cold front that will move
through our area, but it will take a bit.
These storms are heading NNE at the moment, so the
rain will take a while to get here.
There is a chance of a few storms in our northern
communities earlier tonight, but a better chance for
A Tornado Watch is in effect to our northwest until
Even though we are currently not in the watch area,
there is a Slight Risk of strong to severe storms
in some of our northern communities.
The main threats would be heavy rain, strong winds,
large hail and the small chance of an isolated tornado.
Stay tuned! The cold front will move through the region
tonight bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
These storms could even linger into your Monday morning
The front then looks to park itself just south of
the region for a good chunk of the week.
This will bring on and off rain chances for the workweek.
If the front were to set up a little farther north
than expected, those rain chances will be higher.
Today's Allergy Report includes High symptoms for
Ragweed & Weeds, Medium symptoms for Mold.
So expect mild & muggy conditions again tonight with
a chance of showers and thunderstorms, especially
after about midnight.
Lows near 72.
Chance of morning storms Monday, then again in the
Still warm and a bit muggy.
Highs near 86.
And another chance of showers and storms Monday night,
lows in the mid 60s.
There will be at least a slight chance of rain each
day this workweek and even into the holiday weekend.
You'll notice a cooling trend in the temperatures.
Highs will be back into the 70s for highs midweek
through the end of the week.
Warming for Labor Day weekend, small chances of rain
at this point, but stay tuned as it is still very