First Alert Forecast: Chasing a 126-year-old temperature record

Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s most of the week
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 5:04 AM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 11:34 PM EDT
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First Alert QuickCast: WNDU

Posted by Meteorologist Matt Engelbrecht WNDU on Monday, May 9, 2022

MONDAY NIGHT: Winds will die down as the evening goes on. Still breezy overnight with a few clouds around from time to time. Staying mild and a bit muggy. Low of 60 degrees. Winds SE 15-20 mph.

TUESDAY: Temperatures continue to rise into the upper 80s by the afternoon. A few clouds from time to time, otherwise lots of sunshine and dry conditions continue. You will feel an uptick in the humidity through the afternoon. Feels like temperatures will be closer to 90 degrees. Staying breezy in the afternoon. High of 85 degrees. Winds S 10-15 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Nearing record highs by Wednesday afternoon. The record high was set back in 1896 at 88 degrees. Temperatures could come very close to this or even top that record high. It will be sunny, hot, and humid during the day with a forecast high of 88 degrees. There will also be just a light breeze out of the south. High of 88 degrees. Winds S 5-10 mph.

LONG RANGE: Staying near or above record highs through Thursday. Sunshine will continue to fill the skies and temperatures will come down into the lower 80s through the end of the week and into the weekend. The next substantial chance of rain returns this upcoming weekend on Sunday. Some thunderstorms come back into the forecast into early next week as temperatures become cooler and milder for this time of the year. Keep checking back for the latest details on your First Alert Forecast!

Daily Climate Report: Sunday, May 8th, 2022

Sunday’s High: 67

Sunday’s Low: 44

Precipitation: 0.00″

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