First Warning Forecast: Hot and humid days continue, "pop-up" storms possible

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Posted at 4:57 AM, Jun 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-08 09:00:48-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A hot, humid, and unsettled week… Temperatures will warm to near 90 again today. With the humidity, it will feel more like the mid 90s. We will see a mix of clouds today with scattered showers and storms firing up this afternoon.

The trend will continue for the next several days. Highs will return to the upper 80s tomorrow with an afternoon heat index in the mid 90s. We will see partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and storms possible, mainly in the afternoon to evening.

Highs will remain in the mid and upper 80s to end the work week and it will still be humid. Scattered showers and storms are possible each day.

Cooler and less humid air will move in for the weekend. Highs will drop to the upper 70s and low 80s. We could still see a scattered shower or storm on Saturday, but rain chance will drop for Sunday.

Today: Mix of Clouds, Afternoon Storms. Highs near 90. Winds: SW 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the low 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Afternoon Storms. Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: SW 5-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium (Grasses, Oak, Hickory)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

An area of low pressure is expected to develop over the southwestern Caribbean Sea by Wednesday or Thursday. Some gradual development will be possible while the system moves slowly northwest toward Central America.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (near 0%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Low (30%)

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