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First Alert: Summer temperatures return

(Source: Hannah Louise Rose Keys) (Source: Hannah Louise Rose Keys)
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Good Morning! It's Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

First Alert: Changes are already taking place this morning as an area of much more humid air to our southwest begins to ease in. Models show a good chance of showers, maybe a thunderstorm working in from the southwest today. Dew points will climb quickly today to about 70 by afternoon,  but temperatures should be held down by the clouds and occasional showers.  Tonight will be mostly quiet but much more humid and muggy.

WATCH THE FULL FIRST ALERT FORECAST HERE

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