BAD HAIR WEATHER HEAT HUMIDITY BEGIN MONDAY
COLD FRONT BAD HAIR WEATHER ENDS THURSDAY
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND LOOKING IFFY
We are beginning the transition over to a hot humid air mass and as a result we are seeing high clouds streaming eastward. Showers and thunderstorms are occurring over the Great Lakes but the transition here looks to be a rain free one. Weather conditions tonight are fine with just some high clouds passing through and temperatures in the 60s to near 70 for lows. Humidity levels are moving higher however and it will become a bit more uncomfortable on Sunday though it will not be unreasonable.
Starting Monday it will be heat and humidity combining to make it very uncomfortable and it will peak Tuesday and Wednesday. Highs Monday should reach the upper 80s and lower 90s. Tuesday and Wednesday highs will hit 90 to 95. Dew points which are used in calculating humidity are going to be miserably high reaching into the 70s.
Thankfully this round of weather is not coming with widespread thunderstorm activity. That remains minimal until late Wednesday as a cold front approaches. There could be a few scattered showers and thunderstorms with the front in some areas but widespread activity seems unlikely at this point.
The front will settle to our south and an onshore northeast flow begins Thursday which will knock temperatures down into the 80s and into the 70s on Friday for highs. The weekend will see the front come back northward which is likely to keep us in at least some cloud cover and the risk for showers will be there as well.
With the warm front pushing northward it will eventually get us back into very warm humid conditions. The Labor Day weekend does not look like a washout but it doesn’t look picture perfect either. There will likely be some showers around each day but the activity does not appear to be of the widespread variety. Temperatures will likely struggle on Saturday in the 70s to near 80 depending on how much cloud cover we have and then it should head back into the 80s for Sunday and Monday; at least that is the early call.
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