Hot & Sticky
Good afternoon! Prepare for a very warm and muggy day. Heat indices are expected to top out near 100 degrees (as seen below). A few isolated showers/storms will be possible again as well, but most of us will stay dry.
The best rain and storm chances arrive late work week (Thursday through the weekend). A front to the north and west is slowly making its way south, eventually providing increased instability across the region. The latest model trends continue showing scattered showers throughout the day (Thur-Sat), some of which could be heaver at times. Like we have seen so far this week, activity will again fall into the afternoon and evening hours before fizzling out late. Because showers later in the week are expected to be scattered, precipitation totals will vary between 0.75" and 1.5" (Thursday through Saturday).
Another tropical disturbance is quickly developing in the Atlantic. The Hurricane Center anticipates this to develop into a Tropical Depression within the next 48 hours, and possibly, by the end of today. We will keep a close eye on path and intensity in the days ahead as this is expected to work west-northwest at 15 mph.
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