BUILDING HEAT AND HUMIDITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND
NEAR RECORD HIGHS
DAILY CHANCE OF ISOLATED POP-UP THUNDERSHOWERS
KEEPING AN EYE ON THE TROPICS
Today: Partly cloudy, hot and humid. A stray afternoon/evening shower or storm. Highs 88-94. Northeast wind 10 mph or less.
Tonight: Partly cloudy with some patchy fog. Lows 64-70. Light wind.
Saturday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid. Stray afternoon shower. Highs 89-95. Southeast wind 10 mph or less.
Summertime heat and humidity will continue to build through the weekend. High pressure will sit over the eastern US for a few days, meaning that we'll see high heat and fairly low rain chances (a few pop-up showers are possible each day, mainly mountains). High temperatures will soar above normal levels. In fact we will be nearing record highs. Records: Friday 95 (1959), Saturday 95 (1954), and Sunday 94 (1953).
Daytime highs will climb into the 90s through early next week. Another heat wave is here!
It will be hot this evening for high school football games. Be sure to stay hydrated through the weekend. Little change to the weather pattern is expected into early next week.
A tropical disturbance near the Bahamas and Cuba will track west/northwest toward the Gulf of Mexico early next week. It's possible that this disturbance will develop into a tropical storm (Hermine) over the coming days. The StormTrack 5 weather team will be tracking this weather system and any potential local impact, later next week.
Temperature Outlook: Highs in the upper 80s to middle 90s. Lows in the mid to upper 60s.
Our average high is 85°, low 62°.
Meteorologist David Boyd
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