WEATHER: Very hot and muggy all week

Posted at 7:43 PM, Jul 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-15 01:54:04-04

A change in the upper air pattern will allow a stagnant area of high pressure to sit over the eastern United States.  The muggy conditions will continue, but heat will increase during the week ahead.

High temperatures will surge through the 90s with some isolated 100° readings possible.  The high humidity will produce heat index values near 110° by late-week.

These are dangerous levels of heat and humidity, and extreme caution should be exercised if you will be outdoors.  Click here for information about heat exhaustion, heat stroke & hot weather safety tips.

A few isolated or widely scattered are possible during the week.  They will not be very organized or widespread.  However, with the high humidity and slow-moving nature of the storms that do pop up, heavy rainfall is possible.

A storm system will produce a greater chance of thunderstorms by Sunday.  A cold front will pass through Sunday night, allowing temperatures to drop back into the 80s for highs early next week.

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