A warm one is on tap today, with highs well above average. Taking a look at expected highs versus the normal high this time of the year, the valley will be running around 10+ degrees above average. Further west, some locations could near the 20+ degree mark. Overall, its safe to say it'll be hot this afternoon, so keep your heat safety in mind!
Looking ahead, we do have a very slight chance of showers tomorrow. A stout cold front will be dropping south through the day, increasing cloud cover and bringing a limited chance for rain. The further south the front drops, the less moisture will be associated. Because of that, the best rainfall locations are across the northern valley and plateau, though a few isolated showers can't be ruled out further south. Dry and cool conditions then return Thursday and Friday, with showers and storms not back in the forecast until later Sunday and into early next week.
A big change in the Tropics, as Tropical Storm Gaston has now formed. Furthermore, a disturbance just north of South America is likely to form in the next 48 hours, so the Tropics are very activity right now. A couple of more disturbances off the coast of Africa may be something to monitor ahead as well. Check back in for more details in the days to come. As far as Fiona, she will work north and east, breaking through Bermuda as a potential major hurricane before drifting into the Central-north Atlantic. With that said, storm surge will be a concern along the East Coast, but no direct impacts are expected otherwise.
That will round out the day, I hope everyone has a good one! Be sure to follow us on Twitter & Facebook for more updates.
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