August 31, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the latest on some scattered storms ahead & that big fall cool-down coming.

Posted: Aug 31, 2020 4:07 PM
Updated: Aug 31, 2020 9:13 PM

After lows this morning at 53-60, highs today reached 81-86 as dew points began to rise, even reaching a muggy 70 in our southwestern areas. 

Tonight, skies will turn mostly cloudy & a few showers & t'showers are possible (25-30%) after midnight to Tuesday morning (mainly northern half of the viewing area).  Some patchy fog is also possible.

Lows of 65-70 are likely.

Scattered showers & storms are likely tomorrow afternoon-evening before ending by tomorrow night, followed by patchy fog developing as winds go light to calm (with lows 65-70).

It will be a very warm & humid day with highs 83-88 with heat indices peaking at 88-95 with south to south-southwest winds at 10-20 mph.

There is a MARGINAL RISK for severe weather for wind/hail for part of the viewing area.

A few showers & storms are possible in our southeastern counties Wednesday PM (30%).

An isolated severe storm is possible, otherwise it looks partly cloudy with highs 84-88 with heat indices 89-95 with a west to southwest wind at 4-10 mph.

Surface cold front should pass Thursday.

After some patchy fog in the morning with partly cloudy skies, some scattered storms should develop just ahead of & along the front in the afternoon to evening.

These will pass through with potential isolated severe weather risk (MARGINAL RISK parameters show up).

Highs of 83-88 are likely with heat indices 88-96.

Friday looks breezy (northwest 15-25 mph) & cooler with cumulus clouds & sunshine with highs 76-81.

Lows of 50-55 are likely Friday night (with some patchy fog), followed by warmer weather (sunshine & some clouds) with a southwest wind at 15-25 mph & 81-85 Saturday.

A couple rounds of storms with MARGINAL to SLIGHT RISK parameters are possible Sunday-Monday of next weekend-next week as powerhouse storm pivots through the northern Great Lakes & eastern Canada.

Much cooler air will follow.

After 85-90 Sunday & Monday with high humidity, a few showers/t'showers with a shortwave trough with breezy to windy conditions & 70s will occur Tuesday.

Late next week highs may only run 68-76 with lows 43-48.

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