Hot day for the start of summer; Chance for strong to severe storms Wednesday

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST:

  • Hot and sunny day
  • Showers and storms tomorrow
  • Staying warm all week

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DETAILED FORECAST:

TODAY: Its a hot but not super muggy day with highs reaching the middle 90s for the first day of summer, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini said.

While we’ll be warm, dew points will stay around 60, which will make it feel more comfortable.

Tonight temperatures only drop into the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY: We’ll see another hot and muggy day with the chance for showers and storms by the afternoon and evening.

Highs will reach the middle 90s, but it will be very humid and the heat index ill be over 100 degrees.

A cold front will start to move through the region, bringing the chance for showers and storms. The window for activity will be between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. with some storms possibly reaching the strong to severe levels. Damaging winds will be the main threats of any storms that develop and move through.

Dry conditions return at night.

THURSDAY: A dry day. Lots of sunshine. Hot again with highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY: A hot end to the week. Likely hitting 90 again. Not too muggy so the heat index won’t be over 100.

SATURDAY: Another 90-degree day. Dry and sunny with just a few fair-weather clouds.

SUNDAY: Showers and storms return towards the evening. It will be hot and dry during the morning and early afternoon. Highs reach the upper 80s.

MONDAY: A slight break from the heat with temperatures close to normal in the low 80s. Dry and sunny