Near-record heat moves in with highs around 90 degrees


  • Hot through mid-week
  • Fall temperatures make an arrival late-week
  • Chance for showers late weekend


Overnight: A few clouds return, but it remains dry with temperatures holding to a low around 70 degrees, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Tuesday: Highs return to the lower 90s. It will be another muggy day with heat index values in the lower to middle 90s. Sun and some scattered clouds are expected.

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Wednesday: It will be mostly sunny, hot and humid. This will be the third consecutive day in the 90s, making this officially a heat wave. It will be windy at times. Heat index values will be in the lower to middle 90s again.

Thursday: There's a slight chance for a few showers as highs approach 80 degrees. Cooler air will move in throughout the day.

Friday: There will be plenty of sunshine and it will be cool, as fall weather returns with highs in the upper 60s. It will be breezy at times.

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