Forecast: Humidity's Humble Hiatus
The oft-hated humidity, the source of our heated discomfort and ever-present storminess, will be taking a brief departure today and tomorrow. Since the summer has barely begun, we can hardly tell it 'good riddance' though and indeed, it should be back in our forecast picture as early as Thursday and Friday (along with more storms and heat).
Lower humidities with isolated p.m.storms possible. Mid 80s. Plenty of cloud cover is expected, but temperatures should still build to seasonal highs in the mid 80s. We're still looking for just a 20% chance of afternoon isolated thunderstorms. Humidity levels will be lower overall.
Some scattered clouds tonight, but turning cooler due to those lower humidities. Expect temperatures to dip into the 60s with overnight lows near 60 in the suburbs and closer to the middle 60s downtown.
Keep reading for the forecast through the weekend. See NatCast for the outlook for tonight's game.
Seasonal temperatures but lower humidities. Mid 80s. Mostly sunny skies and no thunderstorms are expected for tomorrow with highs reaching the mid 80s throughout the metro area. We may see a few locations sneak up into the upper 80s, but our humidity hiatus will keep the heat index tamed.
Winds will begin shifting more and more from the southwest Wednesday evening and the slow return of humidity is expected. Lows should dip into the mid to upper 60s.
Thursday brings the return of our two frequent visitors this summer -- more humidity and more thunderstorms. Our trusty weather models might be underestimating the thunderstorm threat again, so look for a more robust 50% chance of storms and a high temperature in the upper 80s. We should have similar concerns on Friday except for hotter temperatures (highs lower 90s, Friday night lows in the lower 70s). Confidence: Medium-High
The weekend keeps the whole summer gang together with heat (lower 90s), humidity (haze and higher heat indexes), and thunderstorms (some could be severe AGAIN). We should be seeing a more significant cold front later on Sunday that could usher in another humidity hiatus for early next week. We'll update the weekend outlook again tomorrow, but for now it looks like another stormy story around these parts. Confidence: Medium
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