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Posted at 3:15 PM ET, 07/28/2009

PM Update: Just a Lone Shower or Storm

By Ian Livingston

Rounds of rain and storms possible Wednesday

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A short-lived and isolated set of showers affected portions of the area this afternoon and more of the same is expected through evening. Thunder is possible in the strongest activity, along with locally heavy rain and wind (mainly south and east of us). Some may find highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s unpleasant, especially when combined with dew points near 70. The evening should be mostly dry for outdoor activities, just keep a watch for locally darkening skies.

Through Tonight: Like yesterday, most stay dry. Just an isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible into evening as temperatures slowly fall back through the 80s. Overnight brings a slight chance of a passing shower with variably cloudy skies. Temperatures probably won't go much lower than the low-to-mid 70s in this soupy air mass.

Tomorrow (Wednesday): Though the morning may end up dry, tomorrow should be fairly active around here weather-wise -- maybe several rounds of showers and/or thunderstorms into evening. The main threat currently looks to be areas of heavy rain, but a severe weather episode is also possible. With extra clouds and rain around, highs should be held back around the mid 80s. Tropical dew points near or into the 70s will continue.

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By Ian Livingston  | July 28, 2009; 3:15 PM ET
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So what is bringing in the dew points this high out of curiousity?

Posted by: TheMot | July 29, 2009 1:45 AM | Report abuse

Are, not is

Posted by: TheMot | July 29, 2009 1:45 AM | Report abuse

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