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Humidity continues; Threat for severe weather Tuesday, Wednesday

Published: Monday, August 19, 2019 @ 3:21 AM
Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 11:45 PM

Heavy rain and damaging winds the primary threat.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Heat and humidity continues through midweek
  • Afternoon/evening storms Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Nice weather returns into the weekend
Tuesday Severe Weather Index

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DETAILED FORECAST

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Overnight: It will be partly cloudy, warm and muggy with overnight lows falling to around 70 degrees, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Tuesday: Partly sunny, hot and humid conditions are expected with a high near 90 degrees and Heat Index of 95. Scattered storms develop into the afternoon and evening. Some strong to severe storms are possible with damaging winds and heavy rain the primary threats. Storms will end into the night but patchy fog may follow. Overnight, temperatures will fall to a low around 70 degrees. 

Monday Evening 5 Day Forecast

Wednesday: It will be mostly cloudy with a chance for more showers and storms in the afternoon. Highs will reach the middle to upper 80s, but it will feel like the lower 90s. 

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Thursday: Partly sunny skies with significantly lower humidity will make for a nice day. Highs top off near 80 degrees. 

Friday: It will be mostly sunny with low humidity and highs in the low 80s.

Saturday: Another day with lots of sunshine, warm weather and low humidity is expected. Highs will be around 80 degrees.