Weather Update for Friday June 29, 2018.

National Weather Service

FridayJune29

Today sunny but HOT and humid. Temperature will hit a high of 93 in the Highland area and near the lake and 97 further inland. Humidity will be at 100%. The wind will be south at 5-10 mph gusting to 25 mph. The heat index today with all considered will be at 103 in the Highland area and 115 further inland.

Tomorrow we will hit a high of 94 with high humidity levels under sunny skies. Heat index of 107. Chance of showers increases Saturday night and winds will pick up as the low pressure moves into the area.

Sunday, partly sunny with a high of 91. Winds will be picking up 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. 30% chance of precipitation in the afternoon hours. Chance of rain increase in the evening.

Night time temperatures will remain in the mid to upper 70s cooling a bit on Sunday to 71.

Please exercise the usual cautions, hydrate, sunscreen and limited outdoor activity. Please see warning below for details.

The next few days will feel as if standing near a pizza oven would provide reprieve from the extreme heat. Don’t do it. Unless you are waiting to pick up and order, then by all means. Extra cheese, sausage and mushrooms on my half please.

Stay safe and cool!

FridayJune29HeatWarning

 

US Weather Maps Today, Tomorrow and Sunday

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Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

 

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