Brace for another hot and sticky one. These are the expected feel-like temperatures this afternoon and in the days ahead. With high pressure locking in warm temperatures, and southerly flow continuing to provide humid Gulf air, the heat won't let up until late weekend and early next week.
Diving into the Tropics, Tropical Storm Fred has formed and is expected to work northwest in the days ahead. Early indications suggest a chance for this to impact Florida and the Gulf states, but changes are likely. Stay tuned for updates and be sure to check back in over the next couple of days.
Here at home, daily afternoon showers & thunderstorms will continue. Toward the end of the work week and into the weekend, a cold front will slide through providing better chances for rain/storms. We will see a temps a couple of degrees cooler as a result, but things will unfortunately remain warm and muggy. The severe threat continues to remain low, though a few storms could reach those parameters. Gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours will be possible at times today through the weekend.
Heat indices will make things feel closer to 100 degrees today and through the end of the work week, so stay cool, well hydrated, and don't forget to take breaks. There is a trend toward cooler temperatures, but that doesn't come until next week.
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