Hot, humid start to the week; rain chances remain low
Rain chances will remain very low until the weekend.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Above-average temperatures and humidity levels are back in the forecast for the next two days will lots of sunshine and little chance for much cooling rain.
- Today and Tuesday: Hot and humid, heat index upper 90s to low 100s
- Mid-week: Temporary break from the heat and humidity
- Late week: Big heat returns, thunderstorm chance too
Highs today will top out in the low to middle 90s while the heat index tops out in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees for at least a couple of hours this afternoon.
Tuesday will be hotter, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values between 100 to 105 degrees. In between, another mild night is forecast with lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.
A welcome change arrives Wednesday, as a back-door front drifts south from Virginia. That front will throw a few more clouds our way but more importantly, cooler, more seasonal temperatures in the mid to upper 80s are forecast.
Thursday will bring highs near 90 degrees and we’ll likely shoot back into the middle 90s both Friday and Saturday with a building chance for cooler thunderstorms entering the picture as well.
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Keep cool and have a great week!
Chief Meteorologist Al Conklin
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