Thursday Morning: August heat with scattered storms; Josephine expected to develop in Atlantic

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StormTracker Morning Forecast…

Today: Clouds and sun before storms begin to develop this afternoon. Rain chance is around 50-60%. Any storm that develops will have the potential to produce heavy rain, gusty wind, and lightning. Some storms may be slow-movers. High temperatures in the low and mid 90s. Heat indices will be around 102°F-106°F.

Tonight: Evening storms. Partly cloudy and possible storms overnight overnight with a low near 76°F.

Friday: Scattered showers and storms with a high near 92°F. Rain chance is around 50%. Overnight temperature near 76°F.

Saturday: Scattered showers and storms. Hot and humid otherwise. High near 93°F. Rain chance is around 40%.

Sunday: Widely scattered storms with highs in the mid 90s. Rain chance is currently around 30-40%.

Monday: Widely scattered storms with highs in the mid 90s. A weak front may try and move this far south. High near 93°F. Overnight temperature near 74°F.

Tuesday: We will be watching for the potential for a cool front to pass through the area, which could bring some slightly drier air. Rain chance is currently around 30%. Overnight temperature near 71°F.

Wednesday: If the front dips this far south then we could see drier air with a slight dip in afternoon highs. High around 90°F. Overnight temperature near 70°F.

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression 11 is expected to become Tropical Storm Josephine. Although, it is expected to move into a more hostile environment in the coming days. We will be watching. Plenty of time to watch. Now is the time to make sure your hurricane preparedness kit is fully stocked and ready to go as we head into the climatological peak of hurricane season.

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