A slight change will begin taking place today with a chance for afternoon showers. A front to the north has pulled in a bit of moisture, allowing for a few afternoon showers/storms to develop. This will continue for the foreseeable future with sunny to partly cloudy skies in between. Shower activity will remain limited in the days ahead, but don't be surprised if you do see some rainfall.
A typical summer pattern is setting up with afternoon rain/storm chances. Most will develop in the higher elevations (due to orographic lift) and slowly move into parts of the valley at times. Severe potential is low but like all summer time storms, some can be strong to severe. These are typical very slow moving and relatively short in length. Updates will be provided on impacts, location, and severity if showers/storms do arise.
The main threat, as it will continue to be, are the afternoon temperatures. Saturday's heat indices will remain in the upper 90's to lower 100's across the region. Expect this to continue not only for the weekend, but also next week. Drink plenty of water, stay cool (maybe at the lake or pool!), and pace yourself throughout the day.
Do your best to enjoy these temperatures; they look to be around for the foreseeable future. Have a good weekend and don't forget to share your outdoor adventures with us on social media or email!
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