Thursday Morning: Dry & comfortable now; Hot & stormy this weekend

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Today: Today will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with almost no rain chance. Thanks to a dry northerly wind, dewpoints will be lower today allowing it to feel nice outside. We’ll hit 90 or 91 degrees this afternoon, but it won’t feel like triple-digit heat. High pressure with leave us dry into the night with overnight lows possibly getting into the upper-60s.  

Friday: Highs near 91 with partly cloudy skies and the chance for an isolated storm or two. A disturbance to the north will bring instability in the region which will increase rain chances for the weekend.  

Weekend: After the disturbance passes through from the north, southerly winds will settle in, allowing the humidity and dewpoints to climb back to uncomfortable levels. Highs will be in the low-to-mid 90s this weekend with feels like temperatures well withing triple-digit ranges again. The heat will be noticed in the early afternoon with possible relief in the evening. Showers and storms are expected to be spotty and scattered this weekend. Overnight lows will climb back into the mid-70s. 

Next Week: A typical summertime pattern is expected with scattered afternoon storms with heat early on and high humidity. Highs in the low-90s.  

Tracking the Tropics: August is the month where tropical activity begins to ramp up. Strap yourselves in. The tropics are already heating up. Two systems of possible development are in the Atlantic. One has a low chance of development while the other has a moderate chance of development in the next 5 days.

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