Original forecast from 4:30 p.m
This afternoon it was in the 90s and it was trending to do so. Upper 80s and 90s, plus soupy humidity, is enough for most areas to have heavy rain and thunderstorms late into the evening and throughout the evening. The weekend won’t be sweltering, but we will get rain and storms both days. It’s possible that our heat wave could last another couple of days as well.
During this evening: Isolated showers and storms are possible throughout the evening, likely ending near or after sunset. Any of these storms could drop up to several inches of rain in a short period of time and cause localized flooding. There is also a risk of damaging winds, mainly from the falling storms. After the threat of the storm has passed, the night is partly cloudy – it is possible that in the usual places near water bodies, etc. A light southerly wind will develop as temperatures drop into the low 70s.
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Tomorrow (Saturday): Partly to mostly sunny morning skies becoming increasingly cloudy. There may be a few showers or storms late in the day, but probably much less than today. The high is near 90. Humidity remains high with dew points near 70 or higher, which means it will feel more like 95-100 in the afternoon.
Sunday: The sky is partly sunny. A chance of light rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon. They could take until the evening. Afternoon temperatures will reach 90 degrees in many places. Winds will be out of the southwest around 5 to 10 mph. In the 70s, dew points feel closer to 100 in the afternoon.
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