Severe Thunderstorms to Develop in Midst of Harsh Heat - NECN

Severe Thunderstorms to Develop in Midst of Harsh Heat

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Temps Expected to Swell Into Harsh Heat

    Today (Thursday): Hot and very humid, scattered afternoon and evening thunder. Highs in the 90s, heat index around 100 degrees.
    Overnight Thursday Night: Chance shower, less humid. Lows in the 60s.
    Friday: Stubborn clouds, limited sun, much cooler. Highs in the 70s.

    Cape Cod Radio Forecast:
    Today (Thursday): Very humid and warm, chance late day and evening thunder. Highs in the 80s, heat index around 90 degrees.
    Overnight Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 60s.
    Friday: Cooler, less humid, more clouds than sun. Highs in the 70s.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018)

    Thursday will be very hot and humid, so be sure to stay hydrated.

    Temperatures will reach the low to mid-90s but since it will be coupled with high humidity, it will feel like 100 degrees.

    Showers and thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon. Some storms may be strong to severe.

    Once the cold front passes, temperatures and humidity levels drop by Friday. Friday through Sunday will offer some relief from the harsh heat as they will be cool and comfortable.

    High temperatures will range from the mid-60s to the low 70s. Unsettled, cool weather will return for Monday.

    Following a rainy, cool Monday, temperatures should climb back into the upper-70s and low 80s.

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    We are tracking Florence in the Atlantic. Florence is a major hurricane. The cold front that moves through Thursday should help steer Florence. If Florence and the cold front don’t interact, the entire east coast will need to watch the hurricane closely.

    Stay tuned!

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