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What you need to know June 19

Today may be a good day to get outside (Source: Pixabay) Today may be a good day to get outside (Source: Pixabay)
(KFVS) -

Good morning, it is Tuesday, June 19.

First Alert Forecast

It’s going to be hot again. Air temperatures will top out in the lower 90s, but the feels-like temperatures will be in the upper 90s.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says there will be a few isolated storms this afternoon. The storms will probably not get to severe limits. 

Today will be the best pool day because rain and thunderstorm chances pick up later in the week. The highest rain chances will be on Thursday and Friday. 

It’s looking like Saturday will be the driest day of the weekend. Rain chances increase Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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