Hot and humid today with strong to severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon into the early evening! Cooler, breezy and less humid on Sunday with still a chance of a shower and thunderstorm!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and it is muggy and warm with temperatures ranging from the low 70s in Clifton down to the low 60s further inland, winds are mainly calm. Dew points are in the upper 60s.

Yesterday’s high temperature was 94 degrees which was the hottest day of the year so far.

Today we should have another hot day with increasing humidity, temperatures once again will rise into the 90s and with dew points around 70 it will feel uncomfortable. A cold front approaching the area will cause showers and thunderstorms to develop with some of the storms will be accompanied by strong gusty winds, hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning. The best time of these storms will be between 4 -7 p.m.

Sunday will be cooler and much less humid but some instability may cause an afternoon shower and thunderstorm. It will become breezy with some gusts to 30 mph.

Monday should be dry with seasonably warm temperatures. A weak disturbance may cause a shower to develop at night.

Tuesday and Wednesday look to be dry and become warmer and more humid.

Quite warm to hot Thursday and Friday and with higher humidity there will be a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms both days.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JUNE 29 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 p.m., some of the storms will be accompanied by strong gusty winds, small hail and frequent lightning, high in the low 90s.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly before 7 p.m., low in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY – JUNE 30 – Partly sunny in the morning then increasing cloudiness in the afternoon with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, some of these storms will be accompanied by strong gusty winds and small hail, breezy and becoming less humid, high in the mid 80s.

MONDAY – JULY 1 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s, chance of a shower after midnight.

TUESDAY – JULY 2 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY – JULY 3 – Sunny, high near 90.

INDEPENDENCE DAY – JULY 4 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY – JULY 5 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest wind to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.

Have a nice weekend!

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