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Heat and humidity returning; maybe a storm today

News-Democrat

Heat and humidity are in the forecast for Saturday, and maybe a storm.

The high for Saturday was expected to be around 94. There’s a chance for a thunderstorm, mostly in the afternoon and evening.

Here’s the full forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today...Hot and humid. Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy early in the afternoon then becoming partly sunny late in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight...Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 70s. South wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Sunday...Hot and humid. Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. West wind around 10 mph.

Sunday night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the lower 70s. Light wind.

Monday...Partly cloudy. High in the lower 90s. Light wind in the morning becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday night...Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s.

Tuesday...Mostly sunny. High in the lower 80s.

Tuesday night...Clear. Low around 60.

Wednesday...Mostly sunny. High around 80.

Wednesday night and thursday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the lower 60s. High around 80.

Thursday...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.

Friday...Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

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