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Heat builds into the weekend

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 3:33 AM
Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 11:40 PM

Hot and humid conditions return for the weekend.

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  • Temperatures on the rise
  • Heat index near 100 Saturday
  • Storms return to end the weekend

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Overnight: Some high clouds will filter by, otherwise expect a quiet and mild night with temperatures dropping into the lower 60s by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

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Friday: Expect lots of sunshine and warmer weather. The humidity also will be on the rise. Highs will top out near 90 degrees.

Saturday: Mostly sunny skies will start the weekend with the heat and humidity building into the afternoon. High temperatures will soar into the lower to middle 90s with a heat index approaching 100 degrees. 

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Sunday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with a chance for showers and storms developing, mainly in the afternoon. Highs will top out again near 90 degrees with muggy conditions. 

Monday: Expect a good chance for showers and storms. One or two stronger storms will be possible. Highs will drop back into the upper 80s. 

Tuesday: Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy with a chance for passing showers and storms, especially early in the day. Temperatures will hold in the middle 80s.