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After a hectic day of severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings across the region, the weekend should see far less turbulent weather and best of all temperatures returning to seasonal levels with highs staying below 90 degrees for the foreseeable future.
The first sign of our impending heat wave arrived on Thursday with the sudden increase in humidity. In fact, dewpoints hit 70 for the first time this year which is considered to be entering a Tropical Airmass category. Now comes the high heat!
After a delightful break from the heat on Wednesday with daytime temperatures remaining in the 70s for most of the day, lookout, because this time even hotter air is moving our way as we will be flirting with record highs throughout the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.
Thursday was an exciting day for meteorologists and weather geeks of all stripes around the greater Charlotte region as the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS (better known as the famed ‘Hurricane Hunters’) paid a visit to spread the word of weather safety
Friday’s weather map will likely end up looking a whole lot like Thursday with another round of storms for the mountains and foothills, but few, if any storms are likely to slam into the Charlotte area.