Weather Blog: More heat and humidity Wednesday

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Good afternoon!

Summer has arrived! The heat and humidity will let up (it’s only May, remember) but not in the next couple of days. We narrowly avoid a heat wave, but regardless Friday’s cold front will feel quite distance for most.

Tonight – Warm and muggy with a low temp in the mid to upper 60s. Mostly clear.

Wednesday – Mostly sunny with a very slim chance at an afternoon shower or thunderstorm. Though coverage will be spotty at best, t’storms could be capable of producing frequent lightning, briefly heavy rain, small hail and/or wind gusts up to 50 mph. Dewpoints in the 60s and a high temp in the upper 80s to low 90s again will push heat index values into the mid to upper 90s with very little in the way of a light south breeze at 5-10 mph to cool things down.

Wednesday night – Mostly to partly cloudy. Mid to upper 60s.

Thursday – Partly sunny. Mid 80s. A slight chance for an isolated shower or t’storm.

Friday – A cold front finally arrives bringing scattered showers and a few afternoon or evening thunderstorms. More clouds than sun. Mid 80s.

Saturday – Partly sunny. Mid 70s.

Sunday – Mostly sunny. Mid 60s.

Have a great night! Stay cool!

-Skytracker Chief Meteorologist Amanda Thibault

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