First Alert Sunday Evening Outlook
Heat and humidity set to return......possible cold front Thursday?
After a cooler and showery weekend, we’ll be heating up and drying out again as we get into the work week. This summer’s familiar upper-level high pressure area will be building back over the middle of the country, leading to a return of heat and humidity. In the short-term, there is still a slight chance of a shower or storm tonight and Monday, but by Tuesday and Wednesday we should be clearing out and heating up. Peak Heat Index numbers those afternoons look to be about 104-108 or so.
On Thursday, forecast models show the upper ridge shifting west a little bit. This would allow a weak front to sink into the Ohio Valley from the north, possibly increasing storm chances again and bringing a slight moderation in the heat and humidity thanks to light north winds aloft. Currently it looks like next weekend will be seasonably hot and humid, with mainly dry conditions.
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