Oppressive heat and humidity to continue this weekend!


Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and it is another very warm and muggy start to the day with temperatures ranging from the upper 70s here in Clifton to the low 70s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

The high heat and oppressive humidity will continue this weekend, temperatures both days will reach the mid-upper 90s and with dew points in the mid-upper 70s will cause heat indexes to rise to above 110 in many areas, an excessive heat warning is in effect.   Shower and thunderstorm activity will be a little less widespread today but become more numerous on Sunday as a cold front approaches the area.

A little less hot and humid this upcoming week but temperatures will still be near 90 each day with dew points dropping to the upper 60s to around 70 which is still rather sticky.  There will be a chance of showers each day with the best chance of rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY –  Sunny, very hot and humid with a chance of mainly afternoon showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, high in the upper 90s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, humid, low in the upper 70s.

SUNDAY – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, high in the upper 90s.

MONDAY – Partly sunny, a little less hot and humid, high in the low 90s.

TUESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

WEDNESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

THURSDAY – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

FRIDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 90.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southerly winds to 15 knots, seas 2 feet.  Water temperatures are in the mid-upper 70s.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Tuesday with possible small craft advisories on Wednesday.

 

Have a good day!

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