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First Warning Forecast: Nice today, building heat and humidity this week

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Posted at 5:16 AM, Jun 08, 2020

KJ JACOBS - FIRST WARNING FORECAST

A picturesque day to kick off a new week! It feels like spring with highs near 80, low humidity underneath a sunny sky.

Summer-like heat and humidity is coming back by midweek. Temperatures will become progressively warmer through midweek with rising heat and humidity. Expect mid 80s Tuesday and highs near 90 Wednesday along with a few more clouds and isolated rainfall.

Rain and storm chances will increase for the second half of the week. Expect a round of scattered showers and storms Thursday PM to Friday AM. Another round Saturday to Sunday. It will be consistently warm and muggy with highs in the mid 80s.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: SW/N/E 5-10

Tonight: Mainly Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: SE/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: S 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium (Grasses)

UV Index: 11 (Extreme)

Air Quality: Good (Code green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

June 8th

Tropical Update

Cristobal weakens to a Tropical Depression as it moves inland, just east of Shreveport in northern Louisiana. On the forecast track, the center of Cristobal should move into Arkansas and Missouri later today and tonight, and it'll likely reach Wisconsin and the western Great Lakes by Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph with higher gusts. Additional weakening is expected through Tuesday. However, Cristobal is expected to strengthen some as it becomes an extratropical low Tuesday night and Wednesday.

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