Happy Labor Day! It will be another great one for the lake as we will stay mostly sunny and hot today. A high pressure system sitting in Illinois right now will keep us sunny and hot for the first half of the week before a cold front pushes through bringing some cooler temperatures into your Thursday.
For our model guidance, there is not too much activity to talk about as those high pressure system's will do a good job of keeping us warm and dry the next several days. An isolated shower or two cannot be ruled out in the afternoon hours, but these will predominantly be in the higher elevations.
As I am sure many of you have seen lately in the news, hurricane Dorian is a category 5 sitting in the Bahamas right now. The National Hurricane Center has given their latest path forecast (below) showing Dorian to ride the eastern coastline through much of the week. The front (as mentioned above) will help in Dorians path, acting as a barrier and forcing Dorian to the east. Of course, this all depends on the timing and when the front and hurricane arrive. Time will tell, so for those living on the coast (or have friends/family there) remain up to date with the NHC, local officials, and emergency management personnel. This is a very devastating hurricane with a path later in the week that hasn't fully been set in stone.
To wrap up your forecast, we have started publishing videos giving you an idea of what you can expect each day and through the week. I hope everyone has as fun and safe Labor Day and stay cool!