Forecast: Sticky and Stormy
All but five days this June have been warmer than average and on nearly half the days we've had thunderstorms. So no one should be surprised by a forecast that features heat and possible storms as we close out the month. July, fortunately, will begin on a cooler and more tranquil note.
Sultry. Scattered late day/evening t'storms. Mid 90s. With flow from the south and southwest, the air will feel thick, heavy and less than refreshing. The combination of the heat and humidity will make it feel close to 100 in the mid to late afternoon. A few thunderstorms will likely develop, but there's just a 30% chance of measurable rain wherever you happen to be. Any storms that do develop will be capable of heavy rain and strong winds.
Overnight, a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms lingers, with most of the action probably moving east of the metro area after 8 p.m. Temperatures drop down to near 75 in the city, near 70 in the suburbs.
Keep reading for the forecast for Sunday into early next week. See NatCast to find out your chances of staying dry at tonight's game.
Hot, with afternoon and evening t'storms. 90-95. Tomorrow will be fairly similar to today. Muggy conditions persist but storm chances will be higher as a cold front approaches from the west. Storm intensity will probably increase as well, with a few severe storms possible. But don't let the storm threat mess with your morning or early-afternoon plans. Conditions should be mainly tranquil (albeit hot) until the mid to late afternoon. The best chance of storms will be in the evening.
Overnight, a few storms may stick around through mid to late evening, with partly cloudy skies after midnight. Low temperatures reach the mid to upper 60s.
A LOOK AHEAD
As the cool, dry air behind Sunday's front is slow working eastward, a few storms remain possible in the lingering humid air (35% chance) on Monday, especially east of the metro area. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s. Confidence: Medium
High pressure builds into the region on Tuesday giving us mostly sunny skies, lower humidity and high temperatures in the mid 80s. Confidence: Medium-High
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