First Warning Forecast: Tracking late-day showers and storms

Posted at 8:08 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-18 09:23:07-04

It will be another hot one today with highs in the low 90s. We’ll start the day with partly cloudy skies with showers and storms possible by late afternoon/evening. Heavy rain could produce minor flooding of low-lying areas. If you need to get anything done outside, I would do it earlier rather than later. We are looking at a 50/50 shot for showers and storms.

A very similar day on tap for Sunday. Temperatures will warm to the upper 80s. We’ll start the day with a mix of sun and clouds with a chance of showers and storms by the afternoon. Heavy rain and minor flooding is possible.

The wet weather will carry into the beginning of the work week. It won’t be as hot, with highs in the mid 80s. A 40 percent chance for some afternoon showers and storms.

A slight chance for showers and storms during the afternoon hours on Tuesday. We’ll see highs in the mid and upper 80s. The unsettled weather will continue into the end of the week as a cold front moves through Wednesday. Wednesday will also be one of our warmer days with highs in the upper 80s. It will be cooler behind the cold front on Thursday and Friday. Highs will warm to the low 80s.

Today: Partly cloudy, then PM scattered showers/storms (50%). Highs near 90. Winds: SW 5-15 mph.

Tonight: Showers and storms. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

Ernesto is now a post-tropical cyclone. This is the last advisory.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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