Wednesday weather will be warmer

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Wednesday’s temperatures will reach a high near 90, according to the National Weather Service.

The warm temperatures, combined with high relative humidity, will lead to an afternoon heat index in the middle to upper 90s both today and Thursday, the weather service said.

After that, look for storms to move into the area from late Friday afternoon through Saturday, as a cold front moves through the region, according to the weather service. Some storms may be severe late Friday afternoon and evening, with the main threats being large hail and damaging winds.

In today’s forecast, the 90-degree high temperatures will be accompanied by a south southwest wind from 5 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, expect a low of 70, with a south wind of 6 to 8 mph, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny with a high near 90, and a heat index as high as 95, the weather service said. A south southwest wind will be 7 to 11 mph.

Thursday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 71, and a south wind of7 to 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 86, according to the weather service, and a south wind of 7 to 13 mph.

Friday night, expect a 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, with a low of 69, the weather service said. Between a half and three-quarters of an inch of rain is possible.

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