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From StormWatch7's Eileen Whelan:
A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect today from Noon through 8 p.m. The heat index could be as high as 110 degrees.
Strong to severe storms possible late this afternoon and evening. Greatest risk is damaging winds in excess of 55 mph.
Dangerously hot. Record highs likely. Isolated PM thunderstorms. Some strong to severe with damaging winds the greatest risk.
Scattered storms early. Warm and very muggy.
Still hot and humid. PM thunderstorms possible.
Dangerously hot weather is expected today. A Heat Advisory goes into effect at noon and lasts through 8pm. During this time, it will feel between 105-110. Make sure you are taking frequent breaks while outside, wear loose and light colored clothing, and stay hydrated.
There's no big sign of relief in sight. We're going to stay in the 90s through next weekend. Fortunately, highs will fall back into the low 90s late week into the weekend. Some guidance is even suggesting highs drop into the upper 80s.
As for storms, there may be a few pop up storms this afternoon, overnight, and tomorrow afternoon. Some of the storms that develop this afternoon and evening could be strong to severe with damaging winds the greatest risk.
Stay cool everyone and be safe!
Stay cool, be smart, and have a great week despite the heat!
Today's Record Temperatures