After lows of 55-62 Tuesday morning, afternoon highs reached 82-90 with continued dry air.
Hot, dry upper ridge dominates until some scattered storms Saturday night & then multiple waves of storms with welcome rainfall Sunday-Thursday of next week.
It looks dry, bright & hot Wednesday to Saturday with low humidity until Saturday. Temperatures will reach the 90s for multiple days.
The hottest days look to be Friday & Saturday with peak actual air temperature at 92-99 possible. The highest heat index should occur Saturday at 96-103.
After some scattered storms Saturday night, scattered storms are possible Sunday, followed by multiple waves of storms Monday-Thursday of next week.
MARGINAL to SLIGHT RISK parameters will give way to solid SLIGHT RISK next week.
The humidity will be much higher with dew points in the 70s, so even through the actual air temperature will be cooler in the 80s to lower 90s, the heat index will be worse at 96-105.
Considerable variability will exist with rainfall totals Saturday night-Thursday, but chunks of the area are going to see +2" of rainfall.